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July 17 2013 Vol CXXVI No. 8 COVERING BELLEVILLE BLOOMFIELD EAST NEWARK HARRISON KEARNY LYNDHURST NORTH ARLINGTON NUTLEY Faulty span delaying dredging LYNDHURST The dredging of the contaminated Lyndhurst mudflats on the banks of the Passaic River won t begin until the Bridge St. Bridge which links Newark and Harrison over the river can be fixed officials say. When the dredging begins workers will be loading the contaminated soil onto barges that will be transported along the river to the Clean Earth plant in South Kearny for preliminary treatment and then will be shipped to an out-ofstate landfill for disposal. In order to facilitate those transports several bridges that cross the Passaic must be opened to allow for the passage of the barges. However one of those spans the Bridge St. Bridge (accessed via Harrison Ave. in Harrison to enter Newark) a swing bridge has been essentially inoperable since Superstorm Sandy damaged its two 50 hp motors. The bridge built by the American Bridge Co. in 1913 and rehabilitated in 1981 is operated and supervised jointly by Hudson and Essex counties on rotating two-year cycles according to Hudson County spokesman Jim Kennelly. When Sandy hit it happened to come on our watch Kennelly said. At some point they have used trucks to pull the bridge s swing arms he noted. see BRIDGE page BOE faces suit from one of its own Photo by Ron Leir Kearny Board of Education members tussle over who should occupy the president s seat. By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent KEARNY nd on goes the war. Kearny Board of Education member Bernadette McDonald is suing the board for dumping her by majority vote as its A president June 17. After that same five-member majority voted in Robert O Malley as her replacement at a special meeting last Thursday night McDonald asked the board s secretary business administrator Michael DaVita to read into the record a letter from her attorney Anthony D Elia. The letter from D Elia a member of the Secaucus law firm Chasan Leyner & Lamparello advised the board that a school board president may be removed by a majority vote of the members of the Board only if he or she refuses to perform a duty imposed upon him or her by law. And D Elia wrote This is not the case here. At last month s stormy meeting board member George King initiated the move to displace McDonald see MCDONALD page 09 Fatal shooting probed by Essex prosecutor BELLEVILLE A July fatal shooting in Belleville July 9 is being investigated by the Essex County Prosecutor s Office Homicide Major Crimes Task Force and the Professional Standards Bureau it was announced by Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Belleville Police Chief Joseph P. Rotonda. The prosecutor s office said a mother of four came to the Belleville Police Department to report that she was being physically abused by her husband Dante Cespedes 40 and to seek a restraining order. The office said that four Belleville police officers went to the couple s home on Lake St. to arrest Cespedes for allegedly assaulting his wife and to serve him with a temporary restraining order issued by Belleville Municipal Court Judge Karen Smith. The office said Cespedes who reportedly works as a chef at a New York hotel lunged at the officers with two knives and three of the officers fired their weapons. Office spokeswoman Katherine B. Carter said a total of 30 shots were fired. Cespedes was hit 24 times she said. Cespedes was pronounced dead at 2 01 a.m. at the Lake St. residence the office said. No autopsy results have been released yet. Belleville Police declined to talk about the case. Ron Leir 201-991-1300 KEARNY OFFICE 213 Kearny Ave Kearny New Jersey C21Semiaokearny 13 201-460-8000 LYNDHURST OFFICE Semiao & Associates 761 Ridge Road Lyndhurst New Jersey Get CENTURY 21 Real Estate Mobile App. Visit http c21 C21Semiao TO SEECENTURY 21 HAS GONE MOBILE OUR AD THIS WEEK PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 24 23 02 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 Detectors key to safe evacuation West Hudson Publishing Company s Fastest Growing Free Weekly Newspaper Established 1887 Family Owned & Operated Smoke-detection devices alerted all the occupants and all were evacuated from the premises Dyl said. KEARNY The chief said the fire which orking smoke alarms had started in the second-floor were credited with living room of the three-story helping to save the wood-frame building was lives of the five residents of brought under control within a Davis Ave. home during a 20 minutes. middle-of-the-night fire last The Division of Fire Safety is week Kearny fire officials investigating but Dyl said the reported. KFD Chief Steve Dyl said the cause appeared to be electrical. There was moderate fire blaze broke out on the second damage to the living room but floor of the two-family residence at 241 Davis at about 2 45 smoke damage throughout the second story he said. a.m. Tuesday July 9. By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent W Mary Tortoreti President Robert Pezzolla General Manager The residents who were temporarily displaced reportedly took shelter with neighbors. One of the occupants was treated at the scene by paramedics for smoke inhalation. A KFD captain suffered a neck injury and was treated and released from Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville. Deputy Chief Joe Viscuso was the tour commander in charge at the scene. A precautionary second alarm was called in and Harrison firefighters responded. The Jersey City and North Arlington fire departments provided backup coverage to Kearny. Dyl said the fire and the safe evacuation of the residents was a reminder of the importance of having working smoke alarms in one s home. Make sure they are working he advised. Check the batteries on a regular basis he said Early detection of the Davis Ave. blaze and the resultant quick notificiation to the Fire Department helped keep the damage to a minimum the chief noted. ADVERTISING Natalie Rodriguez - Ulloa Classified GM Kim Pezzolla Sales Rosemary Bennett Sales EDITORIAL Jim Hague Sportswriter Melissa Bastek Copywriter Ron Leir Correspondent Karen Zautyk Correspondent ART DEPARTMENT Michelle Rybeck Graphic Designer Big bang in Nutley still a mystery NUTLEY Authorities are investigating an outside explosion that took place at 8 45 a.m. Saturday July 13 at Prospect and Centre Sts. it was announced by Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Nutley Police John Holland. They said that responding officers and investigators determined that a device exploded near the curb at this location. No injuries were reported however the impact of the blast shattered some windows in the area they said. The incident is being investigated by the Essex County Prosecutor s Major Crimes Task Force and the Nutley Police Department according to Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas S. Fennelly of the Major Crimes Unit. Ron Leir HCCC administrator feted for school Spirit Eric Friedman the Hudson County Community College (HCCC) vice president for Academic Affairs recently received the New Jersey Council of County Colleges 2013 Community College Spirit Award for exemplary service to the state s community colleges. The award is presented to individuals who embody the community college spirit with perseverance dedication and excellence. Friedman was feted for his work in leading the transformation of English as a Second Language programs in community colleges having co-authored a statewide white paper ( Transforming ESL Education at New Jersey Community Colleges ) and coordinating the first-ever ESL Student Success Summit in April which was attended by more than 100 ESL faculty members. Friedman holds a bachelor s degree from the University of Denver a master s degree from New York University and Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research. A graduate of the Institute for Management and Leadership in Education at Harvard University and the Executive Leadership Institute at the League for Innovation in the Community College he joined HCCC as dean of community education in 2007 and has been the vice president for Academic Affairs since 2011. He is credited for expanding the program base for HCCC s credit and noncredit students partnering with community stakeholders to launch customized training initiatives in allied health culinary arts and information technology opening and successfully operating the College s Culinary Arts Conference Center and expanding professional development programs for HCCC faculty and staff. Friedman is also an active member of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association s Education Committee and the Hudson County Workforce Improvement Board. 39 Seeley Ave. Kearny N.J. 07032 Phone 201-991-1600 Fax 201-991-8941 Deadlines Display Ads Thursday by 4PM Real Estate Thursday by 12PM Obituaries Monday by 10AM Classifieds Monday by 4PM five day weather forecast Wednesday July 17 Thursday July 18 Friday July 19 Saturday July 20 Sunday July 21 Inside Editorial .............................06 Around Town ....................12 Real Estate ........................22 Sunny 94 94 96 90 84 Partly Cloudy Isolated T-STorms Scattered T-Storms Partly Cloudy Obits ...................................25 Classifieds .........................26 Business Directory ..........30 Check back here for Upcoming Promos THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 03 Spring opening for new health center By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent HARRISON pril 1 2014 is the projected target date for opening the Harrison Health Center according to town officials. The Harrison governing body voted June 5 to lease the 3 580 square feet of space now occupied by the local Board of Health staff in the Town Hall Annex to the North Hudson Community Action Corp. for 24 000 a year for an initial term of 10 years with options for renewals. Ultimately under the lease A the NHCAC Women Infants & Children Facility in Union City and NHCAC Health Center in Hackensack Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus Garfield Health Center and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center s Cardiac Cath Lab and Surgery Unit. Once DOH gives its appoval Zarbetski said the firm can draft bid specifications for the reconstruction work. By the fall he said the town should be ready to pick a contractor and it s hoped the work can be completed by year s end. That should give the NHCAC enough time to get Pediatrics care women s health care and adult medicine (including internal medicine family practice) are planned for an estimated target population of nearly 3 000 low income uninsured and under-insured of West Hudson including residents of nearby Kearny and East Newark along with Harrison. It s hoped that this facility will relieve the strain faced by area hospital emergency rooms as the first stop for primary care for the region s indigent patients. In the town s CDBG application Mayor Ray McDonough says that many of Harrison s elderly now must be transported to several neighboring areas as Harrison s health care providers cannot serve all of their diverse medical needs. Also Harrison has a significant population of adults and children who either have no or insufficient health insurance coverage. The proposed FQHC will be able to serve these needs with high quality health care. Newly hired NHCAC President CEO Joan Quigley former longtime Jersey City Assemblywoman and vice president at the former St. Mary s Hospital in Hoboken said that the Harrison facility will be the first of its kind in West Hudson. Quigley said the NHCAC runs 11 FQHCs spread among Hudson Bergen and Passaic counties. One facility in Hobosee HEALTH page 23 No-Point Mortgages 15-YEAR FIXED 20-YEAR FIXED 3.375 3.875 4.500% % % 3.406 3.902 4.522 % % % RATE RATE APR1 APR1 7.09 per 10002 5.99 per 1000 2 30-YEAR FIXED RATE 5.07 per 10002 APR1 Photo by Ron Leir We consistently offer Competitive Rates...Don t settle for less NHCAC leader Joan Quigley Mayor Ray McDonough (c.) and NHCAC Director of Operations Vincent Yurgola inside the future Harrison Health Center. Call Toll Free to APPLY 1-888-562-6727 Teudy Navarro terms NHCAC will be operating in that space a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) providing primary and preventive care health services regardless of clients ability to pay. Before that can happen however Town Attorney Paul Zarbetski said that RSC Architects the Cliffside Park firm retained by Harrison for 29 000 to re-configure the space to NHCAC s needs will be revising plans to comply with recommendations by the state Department of Health. Among the health care projects designed by RSC headed by John P. Capazzi are equipment and staff in place plan an office schedule and get the place reviewed and licensed by DOH as an ambulatory care facility and get things rolling by the spring he said. Harrison will use 180 000 in federal Community Development Block Grant aid to pay for the design and construction that will accommodate four examination rooms offices for a physician and nurse and or nurse practitioner a waiting room soiled and clean utility rooms and several bathrooms. A mobile dental unit would be on site at least one day a week. 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Cardoza a native of Massachusetts who died in January 2012 at the age of 93 was a World War II Navy veteran who had played professional soccer in Europe. In Kearny where he spent most of his life Cardoza was politically active in his adopted community and a co-founder of the Portuguese Cultural Association here. Given the Portuguese connection Cardoso said the association felt it would be appropriate to have an honorific structure of some kind at the park. Mayor Alberto Santos whose family s roots are in Portugal noted that other town parks along the banks of the Passaic River are dedicated to the accomplishments of various ethnic groups marked by monuments in those parks and the association has inquired about a monument Photo by Ron Leir Mayor Alberto Santos gestures to a section of the future Frank Cardoza Park and the Passaic River just beyond. honoring the contributions of Portuguese Americans and we suggested this [Cardoza Park] location. 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WWW.SMILEONNJ.COM Se Habla Espa ol Fala Se Portugu s 521 Kearny Ave Kearny NJ 201.991.1280 infokearny THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 05 Township schools will share lawyers Jaworski Liebman a Paramus law firm offered to do the job at an hourly rate of 125 Eric LYNDHURST Bernstein a Warren attorney submitted the same offer he N.J. State League of Dacotis Fitzpatrick & Cole of Municipalities says it Hackensack came in at 175 hasn t heard of the idea an hour. being applied anywhere in the In the end DiPisa said the state. school board opted to go with Neither has the N.J. School a proposal filed by Benecke Boards Association. on behalf of the Township of Nevertheless the Township Lyndhurst pitching an hourly of Lyndhurst and Lyndhurst rate of 125 (except for federal Board of Education are setting litigation which would be out on a possible precedentbilled at 138 an hour) with setting path to share legal all legal work to be performed services a strategy that the by DiLascio and special township claims will yield matters counsel (and former an annual savings of at least Township Attorney) Gary 50 000. Cucchiara. Leading the way in this exBut the kicker DiPisa said periment is former Lyndhurst was a guarantee that the Mayor Richard DiLascio who Township will cap the amount has operated a private law of legal services provided to practice since 1984 and who the Lyndhurst BOE at 81 250. under a municipal reorganiza- ... Any excess hours will be tion plan approved May 21 absorbed by the Township in will head up the Township an effort to save even greater Law Division reporting to Lyndhurst taxpayer dollars. Chief Financial Officer Robert The only exception to the Benecke. cap would be pre-existing And in that post DiLascio outstanding litigation and will also have responsibility federal claims and or cases. for legal issues touching on None of the law firms that the township s public school submitted RFPs offered a district as ratified by the comparable not to exceed Lyndhurst Board of Education payment offer DiPisa said. on June 27. Before the BOE acted Pure economics was how DiPisa said he submitted the David DiPisa the school shared service proposal to board s business administrathe Bergen County Superintor explained the move. The tendent of Schools office for philosophy here has always review and no objection was been to redirect money raised as long as you have wherever we can to the class- a conflicts counsel which room. the board has designated as One way to accomplish [current general counsel] Ken that goal DiPisa said is by Porro. reducing the district s legal N.J. School Boards Asexpenses. sociation Frank Belluscio So in May the district said there appeared to be sought Requests for Proposal legal precedent for instances for a shared legal services in which the same counsel agreement geared to serving served a municipality county both the township and the and the corresponding school school system. district as cited in Opinion DiPisa said that Wells 653 132 N.J. (1993) where the By Ron Leir Observer Correspondent T N.J. Supreme Court found no per se ban prohibiting an attorney from serving simultaneously as county counsel and counsel to the county vocational school board and Opinion 707 (no date provided) in which the N.J. Supreme Court s Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics found that in an instance in which the same counsel represented the municipality and corresponding school district the facts as presented posed no significant or substantial risk to the rules of professional conduct so as to bar the holding of both positions by the inquiring attorney. But Belluscio said he couldn t come up with any examples of a municipality and school district sharing legal services. During the past three years DiPisa said legal fees incurred by the district have declined from 183 000 for the 2010-11 school year to 127 000 for the 2012-13 school year and the BOE welcomes a further reduction for the upcoming year based on the Benecke proposal it has accepted. DiLascio is no stranger to local school matters. He served as a member of the BOE from 1982 to 1988 and as general counsel to the BOE from 1995 to 2005. He also endorsed a public referendum to spend nearly 30 million on a new middle school and other improvements but voters rejected it. DiLascio who stepped down as mayor but continued as a 5 200-a-year Township Commissioner with a year to go in his term to make way for fellow Commissioner Robert Giangeruso opted not to seek re-election to the Township Commission when his term ran out in May. Now as the Township of Lyndhurst Lyndhurst BOE shared services chief lawyer DiLascio will be pocketing a salary of up to 100 000 a year for performing at least 32.5 hours per week to attend commission meetings prepare meeting agenda documents and meet with commissioners on agenda items under a professional services contract approved by the Township Commission on May 21. The contract is for one year but may be renewed or extended at any time. DiLascio will be compensated at the rate of 125 an hour for all litigation troubleshooting specialized legal research and [certain] labor personnel matters. As special matters attorney Cucchiara will earn no more than 17 500 a year handling litigation and tax appeals for the township. Lyndhurst Superintendent of Schools Tracey Marinelli called the shared service arrangement a fantastic idea. Lyndhurst has always paved the way to show districts how to foster a positive relationship between two governing bodies. 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Anonymous letters will not be published under any circumstances. 06 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 Flying with the comrades Is fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden still languishing at Moscow Airport As of press time he was but things do change. Perhaps he has finally finagled asylum somewhere and perhaps he is fool enough to accept it. However this column is really not about Snowden other than (moral issues aside) the pity I have for anyone trapped that long in any airport. Everytime the Snowden Moscow Airport story airs I get the shivers. And I shall tell you why. I am a child of the Cold War. I grew up expecting to be obliterated at any given moment by H-bombs dropped from Soviet planes. I know all about Duck and Cover and what the symbol indicating an air raid shelter looks like and I have vivid memories of huddling under my desk at school during air raid drills and wondering why the teachers thought this would offer any protection at all. We kids knew better. We knew we d be toast. When the Iron Curtain was lifted and I had a chance to visit Moscow I jumped at it. How better to finally overcome my childhood terrors than to confront them in their homeland It turned out to be a terrorfree trip but tinged always with a sense of unreality. When I was in the city I was with a gaggle of other journalists from around the world. But I had to travel to and from Moscow by myself. Travel arrangements had been made for me but I was otherwise on my own. I also had the luck to be booked on a Aeroflot flight that the Russians referred to the state airline as Aeroflop. Still it could have been worse. I had been given a first-class ticket though I was warned that on the return flight I d be in coach. I could not imagine what coach was like since (way back then I am certain Aeroflot has improved vastly) first class was awful. No movies no headphones no lights for most of the night so you couldn t even read. Did we get vodka I can t recall. Maybe we got too much. I also cannot recall what they fed us though I had suspicions that somewhere back in coach they were grilling goats. In any case I made it to Moscow safely had a great time and the day before I was due to leave was told wonder of wonders that my return ticket had been upgraded and I would again be spared sitting in steerage. In the pre-dawn dark next morning once again all on my own I got a taxi to the Moscow Airport. The driver was most friendly and I tipped him well and he actually came into the airport with me to make sure I got to the right check-in counter. (Did I mention my Russian was limited to Nyet and No problemo and Zhivago ) When it was my turn I said to the counter clerk First class. And she said Nyet We repeated this exchange several times each of us getting more and more annoyed until I finally gave up and entered the waiting area convinced that d I d be soon grilling goats. NOTHING in the airport was open. There were gates and bars on everything. You couldn t even get a cup of coffee. So I just sat on a bench and studied the ticket that had betrayed me. But lo On the flight over I had managed to decipher a cyrillic phrase that obviously indicated First Class. And there it was again The counter clerk had lied. She probably had expected a bribe someone suggested later. I lept to my feet and ran over to the steel fencing that separated the benches from an open area patrolled by soldiers or policemen (I couldn t tell which they all dressed alike and they all carried automatic rifles over their shoulders). One was walking by a few yards away and I called out in an angry voice EXCUUUSE me Do you speak English He stopped and said quietly and in perfect English Do you speak Russian He had gently put me in my place and I couldn t help but laugh which broke the ice I had created. He came over I explained my predicament and showed him my ticket and he told me to follow him. We walked he on one side of the fence me on the other until we reached a gate. He let me out of my pen and guided me through a door. I found myself in what apparently was the airport police station. My gallant rescuer began explaining things to the desk sergeant in Russian of course so I really had no idea what was being said. And then he told me I would be allowed back into the check-in area but I first had to hand over my passport and visa. Which I did. I was then shown to another door walked through it alone and it locked behind me. It was then I felt the jolt. One of my childhood nightmares had come true. I was in Russia with no papers. No proof of American citizenship. No ID at all. Visions of the gulag danced in my head. Luckily the witchy clerk must have been spoken to because as soon as she saw me she scurried over spouting what sounded like apologies took my ticket circled that cyrillic phrase and stamped it. I was vindicated but I didn t breathe again until I knocked on that locked door was allowed entry and finally was given my documents. My rescuer had gone back on his beat so I could not thank him. But I shall never forget his kindness. Or that momentary terror. God bless the U.S.A. Karen Zautyk CORRECTION East Newark Elks published July 3 contained two misstatements. First as two readers noted Larry Bennett held the office of exalted A story about the Harrison ruler during 2003-2004 followed by Lynn Luciano in 2004-2005 then Bennett continued in the post for the following nine years. Secondly the name of a former Elks exalted ruler and current trustee that appeared in the story and photo should have read Larry Kelly. The Observer regrets the errors. Don t forget to check for news that didn t make it into this week s paper Follow us on Facebook & theobservernj WE VE GOT MAIL permits for block the block the river. The DEP says there is latitude for this to be done Our community is worried during construction. Gee with regard to the future of does the mean the contractor our town and we have reached can freely set up housekeepout to the DEP for their ing and dump debris from records regarding permits their construction job in the relating to the Rt. 3 project River only to discover there are no Latitude a unique word Who s protecting the river for something that impacts an entire community. D E P - DEPARTMENT of ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION. Are we the public to assume this eminent department of public safety affords latitude to companies to act without regard to potential hazards and consequences to the public and they can turn a blind eye to sites under construction or is that latitude granted to a chosen few Department of Environmental Protection what exactly do those words mean Who are they protecting Effort has been made to obtain copies of permits that showed that the DEP or the like examined the impact on the flow of the river. It is our tax dollars that were used to clean up what we endured during the last storm and it will be our tax dollars that will be used for the inevitable damage from the next storm. see RIVER page 11 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 07 This eagle will fly at the Capitol Three area students were honored for accomplishments recently by members of Congress from their representative districts. Josh Santiago of Harrison High School has earned kudos by winning the 2013 annual Eighth Congressional District Art Competition. This year s theme was Vision of Justice. Josh 17 who will be starting his junior year at Harrison High this fall is the son of Ruben Santiago and Isabel Gonzalez. Josh whose work was chosen as best from among some 150 entries collected from around the Eighth District represented by Rep. Albio Sires (D-West New York) used a drypoint tool to carve out the image of an eagle on a clayboard engraving and inside the eagle s eye a representation of the American flag. The title for his exhibit was Vision of Justice. Josh said he chose to portray two symbols of America in his work. The project took him about three hours to complete he said. A spokeswoman for Sires said that Josh s creation will be mounted inside the tunnel linking the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate which is crossed frequently by members of Congress and Photos by Ron Leir Harrison s Josh Santiago displays his art project that captured first place in a Congressional art competition. LEFT Josh and his mom Isabel Gonzalez hold the prize-winning entry and a congratulatory resolution from the Town of Harrison. Flanking them to l. is Councilman Victor Villalta and to r. Mayor Ray McDonough. visitors. Josh credited his dad an amateur illustrator with being his inspiration. After completing high school Josh plans to become a creative artist. I like animations in particular. Meanwhile Veronica Periera of Kearny High School and Amanda Awad of North Arlington High School were among nearly 30 secondary school students from throughout the Ninth Congressional District along with their families who were invited to the annual Valedictorian Breakfast hosted by Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-Paterson). The students all high school seniors were recognized for having graduated at the top of their class. As a former educator I know the sacrifices that are made each day in the classroom in order for our students to secure a brighter future. Our hardworking students have done their part and in turn I remain committed to keeping student loan rates stable fighting to ensure a pathway to citizenship for young adults and making sure quality affordable healthcare is available to each of these graduates as they enter the workforce Pascrell said. Ron Leir Don t forget to follow The Observer on & Your Family s Lawyer G Matrimonial & Municipal Courts G Home and Business Sales G Wills and Estates G Labor and Criminal Law Ken Davie Experience G Compassion G Results Cifelli & Davie 334 Harrison Avenue Harrison NJ 07029 (973) 482-1180 or (800) 303-7716 Fax (973) 482-0223 For a FREE Phone Consultation Call Today at 201.991.0067 432 Ridge Road North Arlington NJ 08 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 Huffing his way into trouble 3 days in a row KEARNY Perhaps you are familiar with the word already but your correspondent was not and she has since added huffing to her vocabulary --- thanks to a Kearny man who managed to get himself arrested three times on three consecutive days. Last Thursday July 11 at 3 p.m. a concerned citizen notified Kearny police headquarters that she had observed an individual engaged in huffing on Davis Ave. -- an individual who then got into a car and drove away police reported. Det. Bryant Obie and Officers Chris Medina and Sean Kelly responded to the area located the car and stopped it on Davis. According to police the driver identified as Carlos Crincev 33 of Kearny as visibly drowsy and appeared confused and disoriented. Kelly inquired as to where he was coming from and Crincev replied that he was coming from Brazil Police Chief John Dowie noted. When Crincev exited the car Kelly reportedly observed several aerosol cans with straws attached inside the vehicle. Huffing refers to the practice of inhaling the contents of a certain type of aerosol to get high we were told. Field sobriety tests were conducted and Crincev was criminally charged with use of a toxic chemical for intoxication. He was also issued summonses for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence and while in a school zone. At HQ Crincev was also given literature by Kelly regarding narcotics counselling Dowie noted. The following day at about 10 35 a.m. yet another concerned citizen notified the cops that a motorist travelling south on Kearny Ave. near New Lawn Ave. had struck a pedestrian stantion in the middle of the street and then veered wildly into the northbound lane police reported. He stopped his vehicle in the area and appeared to have passed out according to the caller Dowie reported. The motorist police said was Crincev. Officers Joe Vulcano and Ben Wuelfing responded observed that Crincev appeared to be under the influence and located five cans of aerosol spray in plain view within his vehicle Dowie said. They conducted field sobriety tests and then arrested him for allegedly operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. At headquarters he was processed given further testing and charged with DWI possession of and use of toxic chemicals for purposes of intoxication. On Saturday at 9 20 a.m. Officer Jay Ward responded to a motor vehicle accident on the 100 block of Dukes St. and arrived to find that a parked 2012 Honda had been struck by another vehicle that had fled the scene. A witness gave Ward a description of the fleeing vehicle which the officer broadcast to other patrol units. Shortly thereafter police said Officer Vulcano came upon the car unoccupied in a nearby parking lot and recognized it as the same vehicle that had been involved in the Kearny New Lawn incident the day before. The search for the driver continued and he was found by Lt. Tim Wagner on Hoyt St. It was Crincev who police said was observed huffing from a 10 oz. spray can. So for the third time in as many days Crincev was arrested. This time for DWI and DWI in a school zone possession of and the use of toxic chemicals for intoxication as well as reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident. In this instance Dowie said Judge Kenneth Lindenfelser was contacted and apprised of see KPD page 10 MOVED We are now located at has 39 Seeley Ave. Kearny NJ THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 09 MCDONALD from 01 as president saying that she was being obstructionist and combative by constant challenging of Schools Superintendent Frank Ferraro. Since the board majority King John Plaugic John Leadbeater Dan Esteves and O Malley is standing firm on its ouster of McDonald as board president D Elia said My client has authorized me to immediately file an order to show cause with the Commissioner of Education and or the Superior Court of New Jersey to obtain an order compelling the Board to [reinstate McDonald] .... Board Counsel Ken Lindenfelser declined to comment on D Elia s assertions. During the public portion of the meeting Stephen McDonald Bernadett s spouse addressed those board members who voted for his wife s ouster by name asking them to justify their actions which none did. He called their decision vile immoral wrong. The board s devisiveness was evident again on two other issues brought to its attention by Ferraro. One was his recommendation to hire Debra Sheard as assistant superintendent at 150 000 a year effective July 15 and running through June 30 2014 with her salary prorated for the 2013-2014 school year. McDonald wondered why Sheard currently an administrator at a Hunterdon County school district has never achieved tenure in any of her previous jobs and why the positions she s served in have since been downsized. ... That s a little telling to me. Did any board member check her references Ferraro said that he d checked the candidate s references that her selection was a unanimous recommendation by the search committee whose members which included two teachers three principals and two administrators used a maxtrix based on New Jersey school leadership criteria and that the candidate had a big tech background a strong point in her favor since our school system needs to be prepared for computer-based testing so we had the best interests of our children in mind by picking Sheard. When board member Sebas- Photo by Ron Leir Bernadette McDonald (in foreground) awaits outcome of vote on presidency. To her right are Trustees Dan Esteves James Doran Jr. and Cecilia Lindenfelser and Counsel Ken Lindenfelser. tian Viscuso asked why Ferraro initially recommended a different individual someone from inside the Kearny district then when a new search was conducted (after the teachers union president complained the search committee had no faculty representation) recommended someone else Ferraro said It s my prerogative to change. Ferraro added we had a transparent process this time. The board then approved Sheard s hiring by a 5-4 vote. Viscuso McDonald James Doran Jr. and Cecilia Lindenfelser dissented. Next Ferraro asked the board to authorize the hiring of D Archangelo & Co. CPAs & Financial Advisors of Poughkeepsie N.Y. to perform a Kearny High School construction risk assessment for up to 75 000. I have to be able to tell our taxpayers if we have money to finish the job Ferraro said. [Later Ferraro said that 18% of the project has been completed and that the board has spent an estimated 7 million.] We ve fired one architect we ve had all kinds of problems with change orders so I want to know that the procedures we ve followed are adequate and if the change orders we ve approved are proper Ferraro continued. We re talking about a 44 million project [including the windows and brick fa ade] we ve had 1 800 students displaced [in outdoor classroom trailers]. Ferraro added that This isn t a financial audit. We re looking for an audit of the process used and to determine if the payments we ve made were done so appropriately. Maybe he himself could have done that analysis Ferraro said but I don t have two months to spend on this. I have a budget to prepare for the coming year. And he added the board s current auditor doesn t have the necessary experience to conduct such a review. Ferraro said he had an obligation to provide taxpayers and staff that what s been done [on the high school construction job] is proper. Ferraro said he met with a representative of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey which is co-financing the project with the Federal Aviation Administration and state Department of Education toured the construction site with him and stressed the need for a financial review and [that individual] concurred. When he solicited proposals for the risk assessment D Archangelo s was the only one received Ferraro said. However Lindenfelser griped that the D Archangelo proposal should have come through the [board s] finance committee before bringing it to the full board for a vote. I just got this [proposal] 30 minutes ago. It s unfair to the board to get this now. I haven t read it. I don t know who these people are. I m not prepared to vote on it. And it s for 75 000. We still have to cut 800 000 from the school budget. Ferraro said the information was mentioned at the April 11 board meeting in a detailed memo. Asked if there was money allocated in the board s budget to pay for the risk assessment DaVita replied It s not in the budget. Asked what the district would do if D Archangelo found procedures weren t properly followed and money improperly paid Ferraro said We d correct the process and if any illegalities were found there would have to be legal steps taken to determine how to recover funds and to make sure we re on solid financial ground. Ultimately the board voted to table action on the proposal to the July 22 meeting pending further discussion. When a member of the public asked when work would resume on the high school project Ferraro said that architectural plans are being reviewed and upgraded to include code changes and we re putting together [bid] specifications for phases 4 and 5. Once work on those phases are done our students and staff can move out of the trailers. But Ferraro didn t say when construction bids for the remainder of the project would be awarded nor would he predict how long it would take to complete the project. Asked about the status of plans for conversion of the former tire factory building at 174 Midland Ave. that the board bought for more than 900 000 several years ago as the future home for board offices and two basement classrooms Ferraro said The site has been cleared environmentally and building permits have been issued. I am doing a financial assessment of the project. We plan to have the property re-assessed. When it was suggested that the board could look to sell it and apply the profits elsewhere Ferraro had no response. I VE NEVER UNDERSTOOD WHY MY HUMAN WON T LEAVE THE HOUSE WITHOUT HER LEASH. I THINK SHE S AFRAlD OF GETTING LOST. BUT IT S OK I KIND OF LIKE SHOWING HER AROUND. -- HARPER adopted 08-18-09 10 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 KPD from 08 the three arrests and bail for Crincev was set at 25 000. Other recent reports from the KPD blotter included the following In June police reportedly CATERING July 8 DINE IN TAKE OUT BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER began receiving a number of complaints about drug use and underage drinking in the neighborhood of Schuyler Ave. and Pine St. The Vice Unit launched an investigation and at 8 40 p.m. July 8 was conducting surveillance when the officers observed what appeared to be a handto-hand drug transaction. They arrested Khalidah Johnson 18 and Luis Torres 19 both of Kearny after the two were allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Arrested later at his Kearny home was the alleged seller Philip Dabrowski 19 charged with possession and distribution of marijuana possession of paraphernalia and distribution of a CDS in a public place. July 9 Officer Vanessa Sevillano and Sgt. Paul Bershefski responded at 6 45 a.m. to a report of an auto accident at Garfield and Schuyler Aves. and arrived to find that a Honda had apparently struck a parked pick-up truck. According to police the Honda s driver Thomas Montanez 43 of Jersey City appeared unsteady on his feet and had constricted pupils. Police said Sevillano observed a pill vial on the car s center console and a clear plastic bag containing several pills on the driver s side floor and the motorist reportedly admitted ingesting Oxycontin and Xanax. Using her Mobile Data Computer the officer also found that Montanez had an outstanding drug-offense warrant from the Hudson County Sheriff s Office police said. Montanez was charged on the warrant and with DWI careless driving possession of a CDS in a motor vehicle unlawful possession of a prescription drug and possession of paraphernalia. 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At this point police units closed in and the man was stopped by Farinola and Chief Dowie on Devon near Bergen Ave. The suspect identified as Jose Rodriguez 36 of Newark was found to be in possession of burglar tools a crack pipe and a glassine envelope containing a white powdery residue police said. Rodriguez was charged with two counts of criminal attempted burglary two counts of criminal trespass possession of burglar tools and of drug paraphernalia. He was remanded to the Hudson County Jail in lieu of 20 000 bail. 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Ave. and Patterson St. after They arrested 24-year-old receiving information that a Harrison resident ChrisKearny resident was in postopher Lindsay for alleged session of heroin at that lopossession of heroin of a cation. The officers observed hypoermic needle and drug and confronted 46-year-old paraphernalia. Robert Craig who reportedly surrendered four glassine July 12 bags of suspected heroin. At 7 15 a.m. Officers He was charged with posVulcano and Wuelfing session of the drug and of responded to Kearny High paraphernalia. School on the report of a trespasser sleeping on the July 10 grounds. It turned out to In response to an increase be Shaeed Epps 36 of no in residential burglaries the known address -- who has KPD recently established a made repeated appearances burglary suppression detail in Kearny and in the blotter. and on this date at 1 20 p.m. Epps who reportedly had one of its officers Det. Mike an outstanding warrant from Farinola put under surveilElizabeth was charged with lance an individual spotted defiant trespass and sent to near Devon St. and Woodthe Hudson County Jail in land Ave. The man was inilieu of 1 000 bail. tially seen peering into and then attempting to open the Karen Zautyk THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 11 RIVER from We are entitled to answers post-haste. We are currently in what has been referred to as an active hurricane season We still have crane platforms under the Rt. 3 bridge which based on the consensus of opinions is another engineered nightmare. I strongly suggest anyone attempting to enter Rt. 3 West not bring suit against the driver that hits you but to seek remedy from the company that engineered that nightmare maybe if they are held responsible for their lack of foresight they would be more concerned with the safety of those that will be using their handiwork. I wonder how many studies were done at taxpayers expense for that engineering feat. Exiting on the east side has its own challenges. Sen. Paul Sarlo indicated in May that he was going to get those crane platforms out of there. We are still waiting. A meeting with the public is scheduled for Aug. 15 at the Lyndhurst Senior Building to discuss the river. We cordially invite the Governor Sen. Robert Menendez Congressman Bill Pascrell Assemblyman Gary Schaer Assemblywoman Marlene Caride and last but not least State Sen. Sarlo. An Internet search shows that State Sen. Paul A. Sarlo (D-Bergen) was listed as the chief operating officer for Joseph M. Sanzari according to the NJ Legislature website. On his own website Sarlo lists that he is a licensed professional engineer licensed professional 06 planner and a certified municipal engineer and that he holds both a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in civil engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is also listed as the borough engineer for Carlstadt and is currently the chief engineer of Bishop-Sanzari Heavy Construction. But has stated to me personally that he had nothing to do with the Rt. 3 engineering feat of the company of which he is the COO. I truly believe a great deal of latitude was given to that project. We are witness to extreme weather conditions and it borders on criminal if something is not done very very soon to dredge the mud flats eliminate the creation of a flood plain and to remove any and all obstructions in the river that hinders its flow. A meeting is being planned to be held in Lyndhurst on August 15 at senior center to discuss the river. I believe it would be advantageous for representatives from our neighboring communities such as Rutherford North Arlington and Kearny to attend in an effort to force a remedy as soon as possible without the need for the boiler plate response of a study needs to be done. Those of us who live in these bedroom communities have studied the issue up close and personal. Our findings are the riverbed is too high due to years of neglect creating a floodplain flotsam not removed be it a 30 foot boat or crane platforms and the river is contaminated. These are the results of our studies through four major storms that have hit this area in recent years. My uneducated opinion (you see I am not an engineer or environmentalist) is get the obstructions out of the river and lower the riverbed. Then you can deal with the contamination because that is not going anywhere for a very long time. Common sense dictates that you fix what is fixable which is the height of the riverbed and study the other issue of contamination which has been studied for years already you see that contamination was caused by the very significant reply of there is latitude given that is why the river is contaminated because of that kind of latitude. 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Another birding hike is planned for Thursday July 25 at 8 30 a.m. in Essex County Brookdale Park Bellevue Ave. Tour the rose garden and search for late summer birds and perhaps hummingbirds. Meet in the parking lot at the top of the soccer football grandstands via the Bellevue Ave. entrance. This is a free hike. Space is limited. Contact Kelly Wenzel for more information. Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center 240 Belleville Ave. will run a bus trip to Caesar s Casino in Atlantic City on Wednesday Aug. 28. The bus will depart Oakeside at 9 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. Participants will enjoy a bagel and juice on the bus and receive 25 in slot play at the casino. The cost is 30 per person. Oakeside will sponsor a trip to Broadway to see the musical Kinky Boots on Thursday Oct. 10. After a buffet dinner at the Oakeside Mansion at 4 30 p.m. participants will board a bus to the theater. The 156 per person cost includes dinner round-trip bus transportation mezzanine seats taxes and tips. Oakeside will also sponsor a bus trip to Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton a 35-acre sculpture garden with over Bloomfield 270 sculptures on Sunday Oct. The Beach Party Boys will 13. Participants can take a selfperform their tribute to the guided tour or join a docentBeach Boys as part of Essex led tour at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. County s free SummerMusic Lunch is available at several Concert series on Friday July 19 at 7 30 p.m. at Essex County venues on site or participants can pack a picnic lunch. After Brookdale Park Watchung and Bellevue Aves. The Beach the sculpture garden the bus will stop at a nearby Cracker Party Boys have performed Barrel restaurant and gift throughout North America shop and will leave at about and in Denmark. 6 30 p.m. The cost is 55 per New Jersey Audubon will person which includes the sponsor a birding hike in bus and admission to Grounds Essex County Branch Brook Park Mill St. on Saturday July for Sculpture but does not include meals. 20 at 8 30 a.m. See a variety Reservations are required of birdlife from forest birds for all events and must be paid to ducks and herons. Meet within five days of booking to at the Essex County Cherry ensure a place. There are no Blossom Welcome Center on refunds on paid reservations. Branch Brook Drive between Call the Oakeside office at Heller Parkway and Mill St. 973-429-0960. NJA members pay 6 it s 8 for non-members. Space is Harrison limited. Contact Kelly Wenzel The Harrison Public School at 973-226-6082 or kelly.wenDistrict will participate in zel for more The Belleville Irish American Association is sponsoring a trip to Wildwood Smithville Ocean City Atlantic City Cape May from Sept. 8 to 12. The 465 per person cost includes hotel transportation four breakfasts four lunches and four dinners. The trip is open to everyone. For itinerary or information call Pat at 973-751-5308. Belleville Elks will hold a special Type O blood drive on Wednesday July 24 at 254 Washington Ave. from 5 to 9 p.m. No appointments are needed. The blood drive is open to Belleville and its surrounding communities. All donors must be at least age 17 weigh at least 120 pounds and be in generally good health. There is no upper age limit for donors provided they meet full health requirements. Donors must bring a signed form of identification. People with a fever or sore throat should wait until they are feeling better before donating and there is a 24-hour deferral for tooth cleanings and fillings. For those who have recently traveled outside the United States call the blood center at 973-676-4700 ext. 132 for eligibility criteria. Belleville the 2013 Summer Food Service Program through Aug. 8 (Monday to Thursday only from 11 15 a.m. to 1 15 p.m.). The Summer Food Service program sponsored by the USDA s Food And Nutrition Services provides all children up to age 18 with the same free meal. The Presbyterian Boys-Girls Club 663 Kearny Ave. will be open during July and August on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. Most members and guests are between ages 8 and 15. The summer program offers basketball dodgeball wiffleball kick ball gymnastics bowling bumper pool air hockey foozball arts and crafts ping pong and electronic games. Summer trips are scheduled to Seaside Heights rides and water park (July 31) Bow Craft Amusement and Miniature Golf (Aug. 7) and the Jersey Jackals vs. Newark Bears in baseball (Aug. 14). All trips are chaperoned by PBGC directors. Kearny Public Library 318 Kearny Ave. will host two days of classic Disney double features. Films will be shown downstairs. Popcorn and light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. Monday July 22 at 1 p.m. Rescuers (78 minutes rated G) 35th anniversary DVD of this 1977 Disney classic and at 2 30 p.m. the 1990 sequel Rescuers Down Under (77 minutes rated G) will be shown. Monday July 29 at 1 p.m. Mulan (88 minutes rated G) 15th anniversary DVD release of this Disney classic and at 2 30 p.m. the 2004 sequel Mulan II (79 minutes rated G) will be shown. Mary s Traveling Seniors of Kearny is planning a trip to Wildwood Sept. 8-12 (five days four nights). Price includes four nights accommodations in Wildwood four breakfasts and dinners three nights of entertainment a dolphin watch cruise visit to Cape May and Atlantic City with a bonus rebate trans- Kearny portation all taxes gratuities and luggage handling. Package price is 475 (Double Occupancy) single occupancy is 90 extra. Deposit is 150. Sign up today. Seats are limited. Call Mary at 201-998-1030. Kingdom Rock VBS is coming to West Hudson Christian Center 557 Kearny Ave. (across from Lincoln School) Sunday July 21 to Wednesday July 24 from 6 30 to 9 p.m. This free kids program is open to ages 3-12. Plus team-building games nightly dramas and tasty treats keep everyone on the move. To pre-register in advance (space is limited) visit or call 973-704-5422. Registration is also open each night at the door. Lyndhurst Food Pantry on the first floor of the Municipal Annex 253 Stuyvesant Ave. is re-stocking. This pantry which currently serves more than 140 Lyndhurst families in need welcomes donations of canned vegetables peanut butter jelly cereal applesauce condiments and paper products. No expired items will be accepted. All donations can be dropped off at the pantry. Anyone interested in holding a food drive for the pantry is invited to contact Sarah Anderson with the Lyndhurst Health Department at 201-804-2421. Lyndhurst Youth Roller Hockey League is seeking boys and girls of all ages and levels. Beginners are welcome. The following divisions are available Mites (grades K-2) Midgets (grades 3-5) and Juniors (grades 6-8). Registration fee is 45 for Lyndhurst residents ( 55 after Aug. 1) and 55 for non-residents ( 65 after Aug. 1). Applications are available at www. lyhl. Mail or drop off completed applications to Lyndhurst Youth Hockey League c o Lyndhurst Parks Dept. 250 Cleveland Ave. Lyndhurst N.J. 07071. For more information visit www. lyhl or email lyndhockey Join author Tim Austin and relive the days of Bill Miller s Riviera America s Showplace Lyndhurst in Fort Lee. This free program for seniors will be held at the Meadowlands Environment Center on Thursday July 18 at 7 p.m. Perched on the edge of the Palisades The Riviera attracted the most sought-after performers of the day. It closed in the 1950s to make way for the Palisades Interstate Parkway. For more information call 201-460-8300 or visit www.njmeadowlands. gov ec. The NJMC is hosting Moth Night on Monday July 22 from 8 30 to 11 p.m. at DeKorte Park. Learn all about moths then check out the NMW s industrial-strength mercury vapor lamps and white sheets to identify various species. The group will also try sugaring to attract moths. Check for lastminute weather updates. To R.S.V.P. contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4 or 201-230-4983. (Rain date Tuesday July 23). The Lyndhurst Elks will host an Elvis tribute on Saturday Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Polish National Home 730 New Jersey Ave. Donation is 20 and includes a light dinner and show. Advance tickets are 20 and 25 at the door. For tickets or more information call Julie at 201-424-2659 or Chris at 201-438-2750. Bring a canned good for the Lyndhurst Food Pantry. Lyndhurst Public Library 355 Valley Brook Ave. will host Planting the Stars on Saturday July 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. presented by food historian Judith Krall-Russo. Bio-dynamic farmers believe that the movements of all heavenly bodies moons planets and stars have an influence on the growth and development of all plants. So the time you choose to sow plant harvest or even weed will affect the plants progress and quality. On a lighter side the stars can reveal what foods are best for certain Zodiac signs from spices meats vegetables and even junk food Space is limited so registration is required. Call the library at 201-804-2478 ext. 7 or email romeo to register. see AROUND TOWN page 24 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 13 BRIDGE from 01 This year falling as it does in the Hudson 2011-2013 rotation period Hudson is responsible for getting the bridge fixed he said. Delivery of new motors whose cost is estimated at about 200 000 was expected July 8 Kennelly said. That didn t happen. Now they re supposed to arrive July 19 and it will likely take from then until the month s end to install them and work out the kinks he said. While the worry over fixing the motors has been the predominant issue for the dredging project a new concern was raised by the Red Bulls professional soccer team whose home stadium is in Harrison. Harrison Mayor Ray Mc- Photo by Ron Leir The Bridge St. Bridge looking toward Newark from Harrison. home games. But Jonathan Jaffe a spokesman for the Lower Passaic Cooprative Partner Group representing some 70 corporations which have accepted responsibility for removing dioxin and other pollutants at the 5.5-acre Lyndhurst site at river milepost 10.9 said that won t be an issue because the contractor in charge of work site will simply delay moving the barges until after the games have ended and fans have dispersed. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency which is overseeing the work the Lyndhurst dredging project will involve the removal of 20 000 cubic yards of tainted soil. Once that process which figures to take about a month is done the contractor will place a two-foot cap over the dredged mudflats. By year s end EPA is due to announce a proposed remediation plan for the 17-mile stretch of the Lower Passaic which will then be open for public comment before final adoption of the plan officials said. 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And DiPisa said the Township has pledged to renew its commitment to provide snow removal and tree trimming at school sites to do camera checks of any blocked water and or sewer lines that service schools to cut grass at the high school and part of Roosevelt and Washington Schools and to provide one-way bus transportation for student athletes to practice fields on a daily basis. business NJMC fourth annual Butterfly Day Black Swallowtail Up to 40% of businesses never recover after experiencing a major disaster. Do you have a plan to keep your business running if disaster strikes For a free online tool that helps you develop an emergency plan visit business. LYNDHURST The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) will host its fourth annual Butterfly Day at DeKorte Park on Sunday July 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The highly popular family-friendly event includes butterfly walks and talks a scavenger hunt and butterfly costume contest for kids and information tables. Last year nearly 700 people attended the event. Butterfly Day is the highlight of our summer programming and provides a great opportunity to bring families and people of all ages together to enjoy learn about and appreciate these beautiful winged marvels and the many ways that they benefit the environment said Marcia Karrow executive director of the NJMC. We invite everyone to spend a wonderful day at DeKorte Park and enjoy all the natural wonders the Meadowlands has to offer. The Butterfly Day schedule includes frequent butterfly walks and an hourly slide show and talk on the butterflies of DeKorte Park. A native plant walk is scheduled for 11 30 a.m. There are also daylong scavenger hunts for children. This year the commission has added a Butterfly Costume contest inspired by the many children who have attended past events 5 6 11 2 41 PM dressed in butterfly regalia. The costume contest is at 1 p.m. and is for ages 12 and under with prizes awarded to the top three winners. In addition there will be several raffle drawings for prizes including tickets to NJMC Pontoon Boat Cruises on the Hackensack River. Butterflies commonly seen in DeKorte Park at this time of year include Black Swallowtails Eastern Tiger Swallowtails and Pearl Crescents. The centerpiece of Butterfly Day is the Jill Ann Ziemkiewicz Memorial Butterfly Garden. Located outside the Meadowlands Environment Center the garden features cone flowers butterfly bushes and butterfly weed to attract butterflies. Jill s Garden was built to honor the memory of Rutherford native Jill Ann Ziemkiewicz the youngest member of the flight crew assigned to TWA flight 800 which fell into the ocean off Long Island on July 17 1996. Butterfly Day is co-sponsored by the Bergen County Audubon Society (BCAS) and the North Jersey Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association. The BCAS will have tables set up with information on butterfly identification binoculars and gardening to attract butterflies. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunches. Food will not be sold at Butterfly Day. LiquidationNP_11_5x21.indd 1 sports&recreation THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 15 SPORTS VIEW COnTaCT JIm aT OgSmaR aOl.COm Lyndhurst hurler Kelly overcomes struggle with Tourette syndrome Nutley East wins 10-year-old District 8 championship again Dave Walsh didn t know what to expect from coaching Little League for the first time this season in the Nutley East Little League. I was able to find time to do it Walsh said. It turned out to be exciting and great. Walsh was the manager of the Nutley East 9-and-10-year-old All-Stars that competed in the District 8 tournament a tourney that Nutley East captured a year ago. I was a little surprised that I was selected to coach Walsh said. Incredibly I was almost thinking of not doing it but it turned out to be a lot of fun. It was very enjoyable. Coaching became even more of a joy after Walsh s team recently captured the District 8 9-and-10-year-old AllStar championship last week. Nutley East defeated Bloomfield National 9-2 to win the district crown for a second straight season although this year s team had a totally new roster from a year ago. This was a totally new experience for these kids Walsh said. None of them had this kind of experience. I even had three 9-yearolds on the roster. They handled the pressure very well. Walsh knew that he had a chance with this team despite the thoroughly new roster. I thought we had a decent team Walsh said. I knew the kids were hard workers. I just didn t know how they would match up with the other teams. You never know what can happen. The Nutley East All-Stars steamrolled through the District 8 tourney winning all four contests. Walsh got his first sign that his team was competitive in the very first game against Livingston. We were down 5-0 in the early going yet we came back to win 12-10 Walsh said. It showed that this team had a lot ot of character. When Nutley East defeated Bloomfield National to secure the district championship Walsh became very emotional. It really brought tears to my eyes Walsh said. I ve never felt that way about a team before. I played baseball all my see VIEW page Photo by Jim Hague Soon-to-be Lyndhurst High School junior Nolan Kelly has taken on a tough challenge living with Tourette syndrome and being able to pitch varsity baseball with the illness. By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer M 17 Tourette syndrome. According to Wikipedia Tourette syndrome is an inheraria Kelly noticed that ited neuropsychiatric disorder there was something that is identified through muldifferent about her tiple physical tics and perhaps son Nolan when he was just a even a vocal tic. The tics tend toddler. to come and go and can be sup He lost all his language pressed temporarily but need skills at 18 months said Maria to be monitored and treated Kelly who is an early developwith medication. ment kindergarten teacher in There are some instances Lyndhurst. He also would rock where a Tourette syndrome and hit the back of his head sufferer would exclaim debut wouldn t say anything. We rogatory and obscene remarks talked with his pediatrician uncontrollably (called coproand did early intervention with lalia) but only a handful of Nolan. people with Tourette s has that It was first believed that infliction. Nolan Kelly had tactile percepTourette syndrome sufferers tion problems that his sense are becoming more accepted organs were just being oversimply through education and loaded. But when Nolan was awareness. For instance United five and started developing tics States national soccer goalin his neck eyes and shoulders keeper Tim Howard a former Maria Kelly realized what was Kearny resident is a Tourette happening. syndrome sufferer who makes Nolan was suffering from the most of his infliction and has become a spokesman for those with Tourette s. Of course Maria Kelly was naturally concerned. I wasn t worried about his mental capabilities because he was always super smart Maria Kelly said. I worried about him socially and how other people would react to him. Nolan Kelly s strain of Tourette syndrome has caused facial head and neck tics. His vocal tic sounds like he s grunting or clearing his throat. He does not have coprolalia. Nolan never thought much about his disorder. I guess I really never paid much attention to it and it never really bothered me Nolan Kelly said. I guess it was not until sixth grade when people would look at me and ask me see nOlan next page 16 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 NOLAN from 15 about it just asking if I was fine. I knew I had Tourette but I didn t research it. My mom and dad (Pete a bank executive) helped me through it. We went to a neurologist who told us more about it. Nolan has never really thought of his illness as an infliction. In school sometimes it makes it hard to focus and it takes me longer to do assignments Nolan said. But I m pretty much a normal kid. Maria Kelly wanted her eldest son to be like her other children son Evan and daughter Mackenzie. We didn t want to treat him any differently Maria Kelly said. I think we re very fortunate to have known since he was in kindergarten. Baseball has always been a major part of Nolan s life since he was a youngster. I guess I started with tee Photo by Jim Hague ball when I was six years Lyndhurst High School pitcher Nolan Kelly gives a hug to his mother Maria an old Nolan Kelly said. I also early childhood teacher in Lyndhurst. Kelly has overcome Tourette syndrome played other sports like basto be a solid member of the Lyndhurst varsity baseball team. We Think of Your Teeth as a Work of Art The Smile and Implant Center 837 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ ketball and hockey. When I m playing baseball the tics kind of go away. When Nolan reached Lyndhurst High School he expressed interest in playing baseball and pitching for the Golden Bears. My wife taught Nolan in Franklin School and she knew Nolan and Maria said Lyndhurst head baseball coach and athletic director Frank Butch Servideo. He played freshman baseball last year and our freshman coach Patrick Auteri spoke highly of Nolan. I wondered whether he could handle it. Servideo hardly ever realized that Kelly had an infliction. Sometimes you hear him clear his throat in the dugout but once he gets on the mound he stops Servideo said. He creates more focus on the mound and concentrates when the target is set. Kelly throws all three of his pitches fastball curveball and changeup for strikes. The 16-year-old Kelly has already made his mark with the Lyndhurst varsity. He could be one of our better pitchers next year said Servideo of Kelly who will be a junior. We need to get him in the weight room and get him working on weight training activity. He s a hard worker and you can see some of the qualities he has. It s tremendous. I know other students admire him for what he s been through. Nolan is a high honors student at Lyndhurst. We feel very proud of him Maria Kelly said. I think he s amazing. What he s been able to accomplish is amazing. I know it can t be easy for him. He s lucky to have friends who are supportive of him and accepting to him because I still worry about him. I have great friends Nolan Kelly said. Once I tell people about it they re all accepting of it. Maryann Mule who is a case manager for student services at Lyndhurst has been working with Kelly to help with anything he might need. She s been there for me 100% Nolan Kelly said. Servideo said that there are other members of the Lyndhurst varsity who look after Kelly. The older kids have taken Nolan under their wing Servideo said. No one can say anything bad about him because the older kids won t allow it. I never have a problem with anyone Nolan said. The other kids are really nice to me. They are accepting and good natured about it. Now Kelly feels like he s become an advocate for Tourette syndrome. I like talking to people about it educating people about Tourette s Nolan said. People can live with issues like mine and live normal lives. They can succeed. Nolan Kelly now monitors his Tourette syndrome with medication taking three pills twice a day. If I didn t take the pills the tics could get worse Nolan Kelly said. The only downside is that I sometimes get tired and feel like falling asleep. But it does cut down on my tics and the frequency of them. In the meantime Kelly hopes that he can open up some eyes about Tourette syndrome. I hope that I can open the door and inspire others who have it Kelly said. They can overcome it like I have. 201-991-1055 Cosmetic Dentist Like us on Facebook theobservernj Louis J. Morrone MD PA Eye Physician & Surgeon Cataract Glaucoma Macular Degeneration Rx Contact Lens Fitting Eyeglass Exams Fala Se Portugues Se Habla Espa ol Harry Harcsztark D.D.S. Fellow Academy of General Dentistry Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantology SUMMER SPECIAL Includes Prophy (cleaning) Exam Consultation and X-Rays Only Reg. 349. Valid only with coupon. Cannot be combined with any other discount offer. New patients only. Excluding gum disease and or excessive build-up of tarter. 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Searle is the team s regular catcher but also plays third base. Johnny Coppola is the 15 Edert and Dave Christman. Walsh also credited the coaching that the players received during the regular season. We have a lot of good coaches in the league Walsh said. The kids were well prepared for the District tournament. We had a lot of talented kids. We just had to put them together in the right places. It was like putting together a jigsaw puzzle. I m just really happy and surprised that they put it all together and played very well. Unfortunately the Nutley East All-Stars saw their summer of fun come to a close Photo courtesy of Dave Walsh last week at the Section 2 tourney in Secaucus losing The Nutley East 10-year-old All-Stars proudly display their trophies after winning the recent District 8 championship. in consecutive games. From left are Joe Pezzino Nick Polewka Chase Nicolette Justin Edert John Coppola Jake Walsh Scott Christman Billy However Nutley East was Searle Joe Senatore Spencer Ojeda Max Malanga. In the back from left are coaches Billy Edert Dave Walsh and Dave happy and proud to be there. Christman. Nick Palangio was missing from the picture Everyone was excited Christman at second base. team s other catcher. pair of 9-year-olds in Nick Walsh said. The kids were He s unbelievable Walsh Pezzino and Edert share Polewka and Joey Senatore. all thrilled. Moving on to the shortstop duties. When said. The kid can play anySpencer Ojeda and Nick Section tournament was a one pitches the other plays where. Billy would be our Palangio are the centerfield- lot like having extra innings. shortstop and vice versa. No. 1 catcher but we need ers with Chase Nicolette and We got to play more baseball. Searle and Coppola also him all over. Max Malanga in right field. That was like gravy. These share third base action. The manager s son Jake Walsh said that he received kids have big hearts and they The left fielders are a plays first base with Scott assistance from coaches Billy played their hearts out. 18 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 Baseball-loving youngsters flock By Jim Hague Observer Sports Writer Kailyn DaSilva may be only eight years old but she knows what she likes to do. I love playing baseball said DaSilva a student at Kearny s Franklin School. I play third base. I want to play more baseball. DaSilva didn t mind being one of the lone girls to attend the Kearny Baseball Camp held last week at the Franklin School Field. More than 60 youngsters from ages 6 through 14 participated in the week-long camp organized by Kearny Photo by Jim Hague High School head baseball The participants coaches and instructors all get together for a group shot at the second annual Kearny baseball camp organized by Kearny High head coach coach Frank Bifulco. Frank Bifulco (far right standing). This is the second camp and the biggest thing with that last year and that s encouragbuilding here. in a soccer-happy town like Bifulco who just completed is that the kids are coming ing. Every kid has a chance to There was talk that the Kearny. But this camp as his second year as the Kearny back Bifulco said. They ask be a part of something we re sport of baseball was dying well as the successes of some head coach. You have so questions about what we did of the Kearny teams in local many different talent levels youth tournaments serves as here. We tried to make it fun. Visit our New State of the Art Office proof that the sport is flourWe want the kids to learn and ishing. want them to get better. 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We re taking eye care into the new millennium. Come in and visit our optical shop. Our staff is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. Dr. DeLuca has been selected as one of the best Doctors in America and also to The America s Top Ophthalmologists. P.S. Whether or not performed with laser cataract surgery essentially involves making an incision in the eye through which the cataract is broken up and removed and replacing the clouded lens with a clear one. Dr. Maria Domingues THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 19 to Kearny baseball camp want to get better. But it has to be fun for them to learn. One of the ways Bifulco made the camp fun was when he introduced a slip and slide water contraption to teach the youngsters how to slide properly into a base. They need the skills to slide the right way but this way we made it fun Bifulco said. Eight-year-old Eli Jablonski who played for the Kearny 8s in the recent Lyndhurst tournament is a first baseman pitcher. He said that he learned to hustle much like his favorite players on the Boston Red Sox like David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia. I m going to use what I learned here on a daily basis Jablonski said. Travis Witt a 12-year-old Garfield School student is a shortstop and pitcher who played for the Kearny Little League 12-year-old All-Stars in the recent District 5 tournament where they went to the finals. I learned how to hustle how to field Witt said. It s definitely going to help with my batting. It encourages me to want to play more baseball. Ten-year-old Brendan Solano is a Roosevelt School student who likes the Mets and likes David Wright and Matt Harvey. A left fielder and third baseman Solano said that he learned about hitting during the camp. I learned about squaring up the right way and taking a level swing Solano said. It was really a lot of fun. Chris Serrano is a 10-yearold student of Schuyler School. I was excited to come because baseball is my favorite sport Serrano said. I m a shortstop and a pitcher so what I learned here at camp is really going to help me. And I m definitely going to hustle more. Ryan Tully a recent graduate of Lincoln School will now head to Kearny High School in the fall. It was important for Tully to make a good impression on his future coach Bifulco. Tully one of the rising stars in town worked on his pitching mechanics in the camp. I was fooling around with the grip on my two-seam fastball said Tully who received instruction from former Kearny High head coach Jim Sickinger. I throw it like my normal fastball but it moves a little bit more now. It really helped me a lot. I also worked on my off-speed stuff. I m willing to play anywhere. I just love playing. The same can be said for 13-year-old Ryan Watson who was a pitcher infielder by trade but learned new positions at the camp. I never played the outfield before so this really helped me develop some outfielder skills Watson said. This camp will go a long way in my development. It s a lot of fun and without fun baseball would be just a game. Bifulco provided each camper with an in-depth evaluation. They get to work on things on their own Bifulco said. The key is to teach the kids the right way. We had a great staff of instructors and counselors here. The kids are learning things every day. Bifulco really liked the future of the sport. The 10 11 and 12-year-olds are really impressive and they could be dangerous by the time they get to high school Bifulco said. They re all playing together in Little League and on travel teams. About 30 of the kids here are from that age group. If they stay interested in baseball and we can bring them in when they get to high school that would be incredible. Bifulco said that he enjoys working with the youngsters. I love it Bifulco said. As a coach you get to teach these kids fundamentals and there s no pressure about winning and losing. They get a lot in the week fielding pitching hitting. 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Way principal of Roosevelt School in Kearny announces that the following students have attained aca- demic honors for the fourth marking period of the 2012-2013 school year Principal s Honors 4th T 11.5 in grade Martin DaSilva Julia Viscuso Alexa Teixeira Emily Cepin and Archini Desai 5th grade - Rigden Atsatsang Winnie Lu Gianna Scarpa Catherine Canaley Skyler Matusz April Murray Anuradha Ramdin Kate Santana Selsey Santana and Brendan Solano 6th grade Jillian Boyle Britney Correia Dayanara Gavilanez Garrett Gualtieri Catherine Kane Daniel Lopes AnnaMarie Mohammed Thomas Muller Lindsey Murdoch Anthony Navas Bryannah Pita Gabriella Parodi Michael Ribeiro Karina Teixeira Paulina Tyszka and John Millar. Honors 4th grade Jasmin Arca Gabriela Carabajal Matthew Mira Mariah Morales Jared Patrick Antonia Peralta Layla Choffo Kylie Fisher Juliet Hernandez Connor MacConchie Ryan Mead Gloria Natividade Shanel Ormaza Nicholas Solinski Larissa Szeremeta Thomas Zurkowski Alex Chavez Adrianna Kisla Bianca Monteiro Real Nix Veronica Serans Cassidy Szymanski Nicholas T 21 in Branco John Cullen Nathaniel Jablonski Chloe Lopes and Isabella SanMartin 5th grade Arturo Cielo Natalia Mora Natalis Mora Michael LeVan Sarah DaSilva Oscar Cardona Victoria DeMattos Giselle Escheverria Tyler Fearon Sonia Garcia Carly Michaels Jack Michaels Olivia Montanino Carlos Poveda Priscila Recalde Frederick Stein Casey Watson Evan Colon Andrea Aramayo Elisa Cardona Annie Hong Lucas Pinheiro Kamari Price Luciana Recalde Adrian Santana Zina Fayed Rodrigo Gameiro Matthew Gonzalez London Monzon Katherine Rakaukas Cazandra Romano Madina Ruzehaji Jonathan Thiele Michael Uhler and Sean Viega 6th grade Alyssa Baeza Giancarlo Barzallo Kesli Gasques Tiffany Magalhaes Nicole Marks Charles McBride Saday Nieves Noah Ramadan Jillian Santos Rachael Sibrel Marcus Silverio and Leyla Vasquez. UNICO scholarship for Kearny s D Isa Kearny resident Faith D Isa who attends High Tech High School North Bergen accepts a 500 scholarship from UNICO Kearny Chapter President Louis Pandolfi (l.) as High Tech High School Principal Joseph Giammarella offers congratulations. 132708_6_v1 1 4 5 08 3 45 41 AM Studio File Name ACA7008 BW.indd None 132494.1 CLIENT Colors 4C APP CS2 Ad Council VENDOR None Art Dir None Name WC OK Date Bleed None THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 21 nearly 2 million in federal funding one of the last of property in 2000 for 761 500 the so-called earmark grants but didn t close on the deal for the design and construcuntil October 2010 after the tion of a waterfront walkway. town completed groundwaAsked if the town had plans ter remediation at the site to extend its ownership of at which point the town was contiguous riverbank propable to secure a combination erty Santos said that Kearny state Green Acres grant and was exploring the possibility loan package to acquire the with the Baykeeper of using land. federal money appropriated The town hired Reivax for the acquisition of properContracting of Harrison to ties flooded by Superstorm build the park at a cost of Sandy to purchase Rapp s 311 884 part of which is being Boat Yard which has been put financed through a 300 000 up for sale by the owner. grant from the Hudson Coun We believe there are no ty Open Space Trust Fund. below-ground oil tanks on the The town incurred additional property Santos said so that costs of 19 500 for construcshould eliminate potentially tion management and 20 485 costly remediation. But he for design and bid work. added that the town would Meanwhile in another only consider going forward riverfront park development with negotiating a purchase Santos said the town recently price if we can identify [an got approval for the use of outside] funding source. PARK from 04 Consider giving Icee a forever home Icee a 7-week-old male Main Coon mix is looking for his forever home while being sheltered at the Humane Society of Bergen County 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave. Lyndhurst. Icee is felv fiv negative with all his shots to-date. This beautiful long hair will be a large cat when full grown. He s very friendly his mother is on the premises. Many kittens and cats of all sizes and colors and available along with all the supplies needed for their care at the Humane Society s store Kindness Korner where all profits go to help Homeless Animals. For more information call 201896-9300. Icee Commissioner Rogers Warns No tolerance policy on pets left in dangerous heat Nutley Commissioner Steven Rogers announced today that he has directed the health department to issue summonses to anyone who leaves a dog or other pets in vehicles or on ropes or leashes outside on hot days without adequate water or shade. I have directed health department officials to make checks in parking lots and other areas of town to ensure that dogs and other pets are not left in vehicles. Additionally I directed them to check on dogs that are on short ropes or leases and left in the hot sun Rogers said. If we find that cruelty to animal laws are being violated the police will be notified as well as the ASPCA and the responsible party will be charged with violation of the appropriate criminal statue. There is simply no excuse for a person to leave dogs and other pets (and may I add children) in a life threatening situation. Anyone who commits such and act is breaking the law and they will be prosecuted the commissioner said. Rogers said that it takes minutes for a pet left in a vehicle on a warm day to succumb to heatstroke and hot metal can burn a dog s paws the sun and flying debris can hurt the dog the dog can accidentally be thrown out of the truck if the brakes are suddenly applied and the dog can jump out if scared or upon seeing something interesting to chase. Instead use a crate to create a safer space for the dog if you can t fit the dog inside the truck cab. Take the dog into the shade an air conditioned area or to the vet if you see signs of heat exhaustion which include restlessness excessive thirst heavy panting lethargy dark tongue rapid pulse fever vomiting glazed eyes dizziness or lack of coordination. To lower body temperature gradually give the animal water to drink place a cold towel or ice pack on the head neck and chest and or immerse damage the nervous and cardiovascular systems often the dog in cool (not cold) leaving the animal comatose water. Call your veterinarian. If you see a pet in a vehicle dehydrated and at risk of on a hot day take immediate permanent impairment or action by calling the police. death. The Nutley Department of The police have the capability to enter the vehicle and Health suggests the followrescue the pet. ing For more information or Leave your dog at home for a free Warning Sign you on warm days. can post to heighten public On trips with your pet awareness of this issue visit bring plenty of fresh drinkthe Nutley Department of ing water and bowl. Public Affairs at 149 Chest Don t let dogs ride loose nut St. in pick-up truck beds. The suffocation. According to the ASPCA a temperature of 75 degrees outside is 118 degrees inside a vehicle and 94 degrees outside is 145 degrees inside a vehicle. Elaborating Rogers said that many people ask if it is okay to leave a dog in a car with the air-conditioning running The answer is no. The air-conditioning compressor will kick-off if the engine gets too hot and instead of cold air flowing from the vents hot air will flow. Within minutes the dog will die. Animals are not able to sweat like humans do. Dogs cool themselves by panting and by sweating through their paws. If they have only overheated air to breathe animals can collapse suffer brain damage and possibly die of heatstroke. It can take just 15 minutes for an animal s body temperature to climb from a normal 102.5 to deadly levels that will 22 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 Real Estate THINK YOU CAN T REFINANCE BECAUSE VALUES ARE DOWN THINK AGAIN STARTING MARCH 2012 HARP 2.0 a new program presented by the Federal Government allows homeowners to refinance regardless of the equity they currently have in their house (even if you are upside down ) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have adopted changes to Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) and you may be eligible to take advantage of these changes. If your mortgage is either owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac you may be eligible to refinance your mortgage under the enhanced and expanded provisions of HARP. You can determine if your mortgage is owned by either Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac by checking the following websites For Fannie Mae loanlookup For Freddie Mac mymortgage ROB PEZZOLLA NMLS 266181 DIRECTORY To advertise in this directory CALL 201-991-1600 NORTH ARLINGTON NJ 07031 ROB KEYPOINTMORTGAGE.COM 201-998-9050 Fax 201.820.0505 761 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst NJ 201-460-8000 Semiao & Associates 213 Kearny Ave Kearny NJ 201-991-1300 We Do Rentals LYNDHURST 3 Bedrooms 2 Bath Inground Swimmg Pool 343 000 The Bixler Group LLC Real Estate & Insurance Since 1891 758 Kearny Ave. Kearny 201.991.0032 The Bixler Group LYNDHURST 34x150 lot 3 Bedroom 1 Bath 363 000 1 2 & 3 Bedrooms Cappiello Real Estate Services L.L.C 437 Kingsland Ave Lyndhurst NJ 07071 Rosa Agency Realtors 551-553 Kearny Ave. Kearny 201-997-7860 Tel 201-438-9000 Exit Golden Realty 148 Midland Ave. Kearny 201-997-4425 LET US SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR HOME & AUTO INSURANCE HOUSE OF THE WEEK FIRST TIME OFFERED - Our office has just listed this wonderful TWO FAMILY home with a driveway garage. 2 bedrooms in each apartment. Gas heat. All on a 37.5X100 lot. First 299 900 takes it HURRY Champion Realty LLC. 50 Midland ave 2nd fl Kearny B. 201-710-3767 Paulo Pinto C 201-283-2188 Elite Realty Group Commercial & Residential 235 Harrison Ave. Harrison T 973-268-4000 PERFECT SETTING - PERFECT HOUSE - PERFECT PRICE- Everything has already been done to the deceivingly large brick Cape Cod. 3 bedrooms two full baths extremely deep lot. Truly move in condition. At 339 000 You better call soon. KEARNY - ARLINGTON SECTION - A LITTLE GETS YOU A LOT -Three bedroom Colonial with hardwoord floors. Natural trim. Two extra rooms on the third floor plus a drive and garage. 219 000. We have the key Law Office of Angela C. Femino 25 Years of Real Estate Experience 364 Kearny Ave. Kearny T 201-955-0080 AFemino Town Center Gardens Inc. STAGING REAL ESTATE TO SELL Consultations Available T 551-580-2898 NORTH ARLINGTON - This rare 3 family beauty contains three two bedroom units. Roof siding and electric are just a few of the recent updates. Will not last. ASKING 339 000. SECOND CHANCE-- This 4 bedroom Colonial on a lovely quiet dead end street is back on the T A C market. 50x115 lot. Best spot in town. Lots of potential. ASKING 229 000. CONTR ER Arlington Real Estate Owned & Operated by the Capobianco family since 1924 UND 201.991.0905 3 FAMILY This Kearny three family has separate gas utilities a finishedO N T R A C T street C basement and off D E R good value at only 349 900. UN parking. Very THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 23 said NHCAC CFO Michael Shabab. We re not yet sure what our ken hasn t operated since Superstorm Sandy payer mix will be in Harrison Shabab said struck causing heavy but generally our damage she said. experience at our North We don t turn anyHudson center has one away at any of our been 55% Medicaid or health care centers Medicaid HMOs 40% Quigley said. uninsured 3% Medicare Each center has a and 2% private insursliding fee scale based ance. on federal poverty Hours at the Harrison guidelines which in turn is keyed to house- facility ultimately will depend on the demand hold family income Quigley explained so for service Quigley said. But anyone who for example a patient visit that may normally enrolls with us can access our overnight call cost 100 may slide down to 20 or 30. We center so if someone needs a prescription do ask people to pay a filled or an immediate minimum fee of 20. discussion with a docTo make up the gap tor we can set that up centers rely on third within 15 minutes after party reimbursement HEALTH from 03 the call is received. Shabab estimated 500 000 as the initial year budget for the Harrison center including about 365 000 for salaries and benefits 40 000 for medical supplies and 24 000 for rent. How many clients the center will actually serve remains to be seen but Quigley noted that under the federal health care reform plan known popularly as Obamacare experts anticipate seeing 300 000 additional patients in northern New Jersey. We know we ll get a share of them she said but how large a share we don t know. The Bixler Group IVE EXCLUS LLC Real Estate & Insurance Since 1891 KEARNY One Family Manor Section 3 Bedrooms 1.5 Baths Asking 329 900 NEW PRICE N. ARLINGTON Townhouse Style Condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Baths Newly Built in 2010 Asking 347 500 To place a classified ad please call 201.991.1600 with STED N. ARLINGTON 2 Family Completely Renovated 5 Bedrooms 2 Baths Asking 375 000 WELCOME HOME Karen DeRose NUTLEY Stunning & charming T BE NEX Spring Garden 8 room COULD YOURS Colonialwith 2 full baths. Beautiful 1st flr entry & addition w vaulted ceilceil ings & skylites kit w island & sep. breakfast area family rm with Pella windows & sliders to large deck. Broker Sales Associate NUTLEY8 RM 2 1 2 Bths Colo Spring Garden Colonial Vaulted Ceiling in Master Bedroom & Kitchen Area w sliders to deck & pool 1 car gar. Fin rec room in bsmnt C A UNDER T C CONTRA KEARNY One Family Arlington Section 2 Bedrooms 1 Bath Asking 224 900 SOLD JUST LI 421 000 425 900 SOLD KEARNY One Family Arlington Section 4 Bedrooms 2 Baths Asking 389 900 This advertisement entitles you to a Complimentary Evaluation of your property. Contact me a Coldwell Banker Real Estate Professional and I will show you how much your property is worth in today s marketplace. 789 Clifton Ave. Clifton NJ 07013 Office (973)778-4500 x114 Cell (973)580-6445 Email karen.derose Web MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE SOLD KEARNY One Family Manor Section 4 Bedrooms 2 Baths Asking 349 900 Looking for a career in Real Estate Please call us today for a confidential interview 2013 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned and Operated by NRT LLC. 758 Kearny Avenue Kearny NJ 07032 201-991-0032 24 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 Arlington will celebrate National Night Out Against Science meets art in a hands- Crime. On that evening residents are encouraged to meet on event at the library on July 25 at 4 30 p.m. for children ages and greet their neighbors. Residents are asked to keep 7 to 14. Students will get an their porch lights on overnight up-close look at fossils from as a sign of neighborhood around the world. Kids will play archaeologist as they cre- spirit and unity against crime. Police Chief Louis M. ate fossil rubbings dig through Ghione invites residents to sand to uncover dinosaur bones and even create a fossil hold a block party that night. As an incentive to organize a impression out of clay. Regisblock party the first 15 blocks tration is required. organized will receive a free barbecue package courtesy North Arlington of the North Arlington Police The Angry Coffee Bean Crime Prevention Unit. has a creative writing meetNorth Arlington Police Ofing group on the second and fourth Monday of each month. ficers and elected officials will An open mind and notebook visit your block party with giveaways. are required. For more inforResidents interested in mation call 201-772-5554. organizing a block party are On Tuesday Aug. 6 North AROUND TOWN from 12 invited to stop by the North Arlington Police Department and pick up an application. The Police Department will seek approval for a street closing from 5 to 9 p.m. programs. He also trains prospects for the NFL draft. The clinic will demonstrate safe and productive tackling techniques and provide valuable resources for coaches on how to teach diagnose and assess. Nutley There is a fee of 35 per parNutley Public Library 93 ticipant. Online registration is Booth Dr. will host a drop-in available at craft activity on Wednesday Out-of-towners are welcome. July 24 and Friday July 26 at For more information call 10 a.m. on both dates. No regis- the Department of Parks and tration is required. Recreation at 973-284-4966 Children in grades 3 to 8 can between 8 a.m. and 4 30 p.m. learn to Tackle Like a Pro In recognition of Jersey with Coach Thurmond Moor Fresh Peach Month in August during a one-day clinic on the Nutley Farmers Market in Municipal Parking Lot 1 Aug. 10 from 1 30 to 5 p.m. at (William St. on the east side Msgr. Owens Field in Nutley of Franklin Ave.) will host a (rain or shine). peach party on Aug. 4 from 9 Moore brings 29 years of a.m. to 2 p.m. experience from the NFL UFL college and high school The Greenutley Information Booth will have peach samples brochures recipe books and activity worksheets for the kids. Quantities are limited and will be available while supplies last. Also visit the booth for a chance to win a peach basket. Local eateries that would like to participate in the recognition of Jersey-Fresh Peach Month are invited to contact contact Meredith Blank of the Public Affairs Department at 973-284-4976. For information about the Nutley Farmers Market or any of the other Greenutley Initiatives visit the Greenutley page of the official township website at www. or email us at Greenutley FEMA inspectors continue to help recovery in New Jersey TRENTON -- As New Jersey continues recovery from Sandy inspectors from many different program areas of the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working in the Garden State. FEMA inspectors may be verifying damage to homes working with the National Flood Insurance Program to estimate substantially damaged structures in hard-hit areas. Many but not all FEMA inspectors will be wearing FEMA clothing however all FEMA inspectors will carry official FEMA identification. The arrival of an inspector from FEMA means the damage to a home will be identified and recorded. Identifying damage is an important step in determining both the amount and the types of assistance FEMA may provide. In addition to FEMA inspectors other government agencies such as Housing and Urban Development or the SBA may also have inspectors working in communities across the state. FEMA inspectors never charge a fee to inspect damage. Don t Let Mortgage Problems Petrify You. When you struggle with your mortgage payments you become frozen. Petrified. Not knowing what to do you do nothing. But people who take action are far more likely to get the most positive outcome. So do something. Making Home Affordable is a free government program. Call to talk one-on-one with a housing expert. Real Help. Real Answers. Right Now. 888-995-HOPE Route Date Prod AD Proofer Writer AE CD Studio Billing ADC21891 Tracking SAME Deadline for obituaries Monday by 10 AM obituaries She is survived by her mother Iricima husband Eduardo children Marcelli Naline and Laiana four sisters three brothers and two grandchildren. A funeral Mass was held on Monday in St. James Church in Newark. Private cremation followed. Mary E. McConlouge Mary E. McConlouge 94 died July 3 at the Center for Hope Hospice Father Hudson House Elizabeth. Born in Newark she lived in North Arlington before moving to Colonia two years ago. She was a member of the Interfaith Senior Citizens of North Arlington. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was an avid world traveler. She worked as a secretary for the Congoleum Nairn Corporation in Kearny for many years before retiring 35 years ago. She was the cherished daughter of the late Harry and Kate McConlouge the adored aunt of Mary Joan Millroy of New Jersey and Thomas McConlouge of Costa Rica. She is also survived by her many loving great and grandnieces and nephews. The funeral was from the Parow Funeral Home 185 Ridge Road North Arlington on Monday July 8 with a funeral Mass in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church North Arlington. Interment followed in Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. Donations in her memory may be made to the Center for THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 25 To submit an obituary obituaries please visit Mr. Turro had retired from United Airlines where he was a storekeeper. He served in the Army from 1950 to 1952. Husband of the late Dolly (nee Ray) he was the father of Charles Turro (Lea) and Mark Turro (Kelly) brother of Ceilia Rosamilia James Steven and Michael Turro and brother-in-law of Dorothy Gonzalez. He is also survived by his grandchildren CJ (Nicole) Stephen Leigh Kayla and Michelle. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to Alzheimer s Research. fax 201-991-8941 Henry N. Broeder Henry N. Broeder of Milltown entered into eternal rest on Wednesday July 10 at Hackensack Medical Center. He was 77. A funeral service was held at the Mulligan Funeral Home on Thursday July 11 at 6 30 p.m. Cremation was private. For information or to send condolences to the family please visit Born in Keansburg Henry lived in Pittsburgh Pa. and Kearny. He moved to Milltown in 1982 and has resided there ever since. He worked for Merrill-Lynch N.Y. as a computer systems analyst for many years before retiring in 2005. Prior to that he worked for Switch & Signal and AIG also as a computer systems analyst. Henry served his country in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1962. He was a member and an Exalted Ruler of the Braddock Pa. Elks 883. He was also a member of the American Legion Joyce Kilmer Post 25 Milltown. He is survived by his loving children Bev Zdrojkowski and her husband Thomas of Pittsburgh PA and a son Brian Broeder his beloved companion Audrey Thompson dear brother to Raymond Broeder and his wife Marie of California. He is also survived by 10 cherished grandchildren and was an uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Barbara (2004) and sisters Norma and Paula. The family requests dona- tions be made to The Mayo Clinic care of the funeral home in loving memory of Henry. Eva Gionni Eva Gionni (nee Masotas) 94 died July 9 at her home in North Arlington. Born in Newark she lived in Kearny before moving to North Arlington 11 years ago. She worked as a packer for the Wilkata Folding Box Company in Kearny for 39 years before retiring 22 years ago. She enjoyed crocheting slippers and lovingly shared them with her family and friends. She is the beloved wife of the late Frank Frisco the cherished mother of Frank O. and his wife Marie the adored grandmother of Frank and his wife Holly Christopher and his wife Rosanna the loving great grandmother of Matthew and the dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. The funeral was from the Parow Funeral Home 185 Ridge Road North Arlington on Friday July 12 with a funeral Mass in Our Lady of Sorrows Church Kearny. Entombment followed in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum North Arlington. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Jude Children s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis Tenn. 38105 Maria Izabel Gomes Maria Izabel Gomes died on July 11. She was 53. Born in Brazil she lived in Kearny for 25 years. Hope Hospice 1900 Raritan Road Scotch Plains N.J. 07076. Charles G. Turro Charles G. Turro died July 8 in the Linwood Care Center. He was 85. Born in Harrison he lived many years in Kearny before moving to Galloway 15 years ago. Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny. A funeral Mass was held in St. Stephen s Church Kearny. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum. To leave an online condolence Mulligan Funeral Home 331 Cleveland Avenue Harrison Licensed Funeral Directors serving your needs include Frank X. Mulligan III Manager NJ Lic. 4221 Frank X. Mulligan Jr NJ Lic. 2953 . Private Parking at 10 Frank Rodgers Blvd. North visit us at 973-481-4333 MARIO TEIXEIRA JR. 2542 DIRECTOR-MANAGER Shaw-Buyus Home for Services 138 DAVIS AVE. KEARNY NJ 07032 Tel (201) 991-2265 New Jersey Blood Services a division of New York Blood Center which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state is in need of volunteers at blood drives. The blood service volunteer is an integral member of the collection team whose task it is assist donors with registration escorting and canteen Volunteers needed duties and to watch for post donation reactions. Volunteers should have the ability to relate to the public be able to perform different jobs as needed and have the willingness to follow the rules. For additional information contact Manager of Community Relations R. Jan Zepka at 732-616-8741 or rzepka nybloodcenter. org. WILFRED ARMITAGE & WIGGINS FUNERAL HOME You will feel as if friends of family have taken over when you entrust funeral arrangements to the Wilfred Armitage Funeral Home. The family-owned firm has been in business for 75 years serving generations in West Hudson and South Bergen. Its beautiful facilities in a setting reminiscent of a colonial mansion reflect the graciousness and tact of its understanding personnel. Mark G. Wiggins Manager N.J. Lic. 3916 John W. Armitage Director N.J. Lic 2642 Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny NJ 07032 (201) 991-0657 26 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. CLASSIFIEDS APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON- 2 rooms 1 bathroom 1 living room. Close to Path train bus stops and schools 1 1 2 month security deposit separate utility. No pets. You can move in by Available Immediately. Please call Charlotte 917-991-8738. To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY Large Studio Apt. for rent utilities included. 850 month. Available Now. 1 1 2 month Security required (973)527-3719. KEARNY Modern 3 room apt. 900. HT HW Included. 1-1 2 months security. No pets. Available August 1st. (973)960-3531 (201)991-2806 KEARNY Newly renovated hardwood floors. Laundry onsite.HT HW included. 2 BR start at 950. 1 BR start at 800. Jr.1 BR start at 725. (201)289-7096 2 Family House for Sale in Kearny. Seven parking spaces shed. 2 bedrooms on 1st floor. 3 bedrooms on 2nd floor. 229 000 (201)998-8429 (201)283-4051 For sale Corner lot 88x95 w existing house in developing area of Kearny. Serious inquiries only by appoinment. Developers welcomed (201)233-8089 HOUSE FOR SALE BUSINESS FOR SALE Daycare for sale. Located in the center of Lyndhurst. License by 0-13 years. Profitable around 10 000. Price includes licenses good will training furniture equipment & lease. Reduced Price 169 900. Negotiable. Call Jenny Andrade from Sky Realty 201-725-8355. APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY SPACIOUS 5 rooms 3rd floor of 3 family home. Three blocks from PATH shuttle N.Y.C bus and schools. No smoking. No pets. 1000 plus utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Available August 1st. Call from 11am-8pm (201)920-6666 KEARNY 1 Family House 7 rooms. Laundry room. Available September 1st. (201)968-6344. KEARNY 1st floor 5 rooms 2 bedrooms washer dryer hook-up. 1-1 2 Month Security. Utilities not included No Pets. Available September 1st. (973)670-5726 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 2nd floor 2 bedrooms. No pets. 1 month security. 1000 Separate utilities. Avail August 1st. Call after 5pm ONLY (973)477-5539 KEARNY 3 bedroom apt. 1st floor. EIK LR. Central Air. 1200 mo 1-1 2 months security. Hardwood floors. W D hook-up. Yard Basement storage. No pets. Available immed. Close to NYC transportation. Good credit required. Call between the hrs. of 6AM-3PM M-F (201)998-8226 for appt. KEARNY 3 bedrooms LR kitchen bath. 2nd floor. No pets. No smoking. Available August 1st. (201)279-8427 (201)819-7064 KEARNY 3 rooms 1 bedroom 3rd floor HT HW supplied. Refrigerator stove. No pets. No smoking. References required. 1-1 2 months security. 875 month. Available Immediately. (201)970-2435 (201)913-7295 KEARNY 3 rooms one bedroom. 850 & 900 m. 750 Efficiency Apt. HT HW included. 1-1 2 months security. Call Super between 11am-8pm (201)998-9006 KEARNY 3 SMALL ROOMS (ONE BEDROOM) NEAR WEST HUDSON HOSPITAL. 820 INCLUDING HEAT HOT WATER. LAUNDRY ROOM. (973)493-7868 KEARNY 3rd floor 3 bedrooms. 1300 mo. 1-1 2 months security. Separate utilities. Available August 1st. (201)702-9097 (201)991-1049 KEARNY 4 rooms no pets 1 month security close to transportation & school Parking & Laundry Room. Available July. 1150 mo (201)998-7553 (551)655-1360 APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY 611 Elm St. 1 BR apt. Central Air. Available August 1st. No Pets. 900 utilities 1-1 2 months deposit. Month-Month lease. (201)993-4665 Jack APARTMENTS FOR RENT BELLEVILLE 4 rooms heat gas included and parking included. No Pets. Good neighborhood. Available now. (973)727-0406. Se habla espa ol. HALL FOR RENT Rental Affordable A C Nice Setting North Arlington 2- Mother Daughter homes. Call for details. N.Newark like new. 2 family house by Belleville Border Area. 3 bedrooms on each floor garage and offstreet parking. 359 000 call for details Party Hall N.Arlington Garden apt. 4 room 1300 Heat Included. 3 rooms 1050 Heat Included. Call for details. OHara Agency 201-997-6300 201-889-6677 201-572-1839 OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 HOUSE WANTED Lease or Lease w options to Buy (preferred) Mature professional couple no children is looking for larger (2-3 bedrooms) single family house for 1-2 years lease. Occupancy not later than November 1 2013 or sooner. Two small dogs (min. beagle & terrier) trained and friendly. Preferred area(s) Kearny No. Arlington Lyndhurst Rutherford E. Rutherford Credit report and references available upon request. Pls. Call Marlene 201-355-7174 or Michael 862-266-2845. KEARNY Small office space for rent. Supply own utilities. Call after 7pm. (201)998-5184 KEARNY KEARNY Arlington Section. 3br Newly Renovated 2nd fl. 1-1 2 baths LR DR 1 parking. 1500 Utilities. 1 month security. No pets smoking. NYC view. Available August 1st. 201-450-3979 or 862-400-5049. KEARNY 2nd floor Apt. 3 bedrooms LV DR bathroom & Kitchen. Please call 862-755-2927 KEARNY Arlington Section Storage Space 20X20 One off street parking apply in person at Mace Brothers 512 kearny Ave. kearny. SPACE FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON Modern 2 Bedroom apt on 2nd floor located 8 blocks from Path station 1 250 plus 1-1 2 months security deposit. Call (201)618-3988 N. Arlington Newly renovated Near schools close to bus stop Spacious 2 bedroom apt. Central Air Hardwood floors 1 month security. (973)699-6658 or (973)202-6662 Please Leave message. 1st Floor 5 Freshly Painted Rooms. Lg. LR. Formal DR. Mod. EIK & Bath. 2 BDRMs. Hardwood Floors No pets. Available Aug 1st. 1350 utilities. (732)859-9957 KEARNY 2 bedroom apartment. 2nd floor. 950 month. 1 month security due at signing of contract. No pets. (973)735-8778 after 4pm. KEARNY 2 bedrooms 2nd floor near school and transportation utilities not included 1 month security available August 1st. (201)991-0527 (973)368-7601 (862)368-5873 KEARNY 1st floor 2 bedroom bath kitchen LR. Halstead Street 1050 1 month security utilities not included. No pets. Available July 1st. (917)361-9779 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT POLICY NO REFUNDS or CHANGES with CLASSIFIED ADS Please note there will be a There are KEARNY Arlington Section. 1 bedroom 800 security Heat & Hot water included. (908)696-1866 KEARNY 2nd floor 2 bedrooms 1200 mon 1 month security. Pay own utilities. Available Aug 1st. (201)522-3082 KEARNY 2 bedrooms airy 2nd floor newly decorated washer dryer hook-up. Garfield school area 1250 month plus utilities. 1-1 2 months security. 1 year lease. No pets. No smoking. (917)232-1642 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT PROCESSING FEE if changes need to be made for running specials 10.00 There will be a 10.00 processing fee when Cancelling an ad before it is published for the first time. 10 processing fee if changes need to be made for running specials KEARNY Apartment for rent Studio Apartment with a basement for storage in nice location heat and hot water included available August 1 2013 780.00 per month rent 1 1 2 month security. No pets. If interested please call Joanne 973-699-3146. KEARNY Arlington area. 5 rooms 1 bath 1-1 2 months security. 1200 utilities. No pets. (201)213-1871 KEARNY Beautifully redone 3 bedroom apartment. Arlington section. New Kitchen New Bathroom. 1 car garage. Must see. 1650 plus 1-1 2 months security. No pets. (908)227-8747 KEARNY Brand new Two Family House. 1st or 2nd floor available. 3 bedrooms LR kitchen central AC HT. Basement storage. Washer dryer hook-up. Off-street parking. Yard. 1850 month utilities. Available Immed. Close to NYC transportation. Good credit required. Call between the hrs. of 6AM-3PM M-F (201)998-8226 for appt. KEARNY Large 4 Rooms Utilities separate. Washer Dryer Hook Up. (908)789-2505 (908)233-0698 KEARNY Large apartment in Arlington SEction. 1700sq.ft. Close to transportation and shopping. 3 large bedrooms 2 full bathrooms. LR DR and large EIK. Central AC washer dryer hook-up accessible. 1st floor. Available August 15th or September 1st. Utilities included. No pets. Asking 1950 month. Must see. Text or call (201)725-5116 or call (201)955-1854 CONSECUTIVELY BLOOMFIELD BLOOMFIELD 39 Edison St. 2nd floor 2 beds Bath LR kitchen. parking. Available July. 1100 security Jenny (201)725-8355 SPECIAL MUST RUN THREE & FOUR WEEKS KEARNY Nice apartment 4 rooms 1st floor. One private parking. 1100 month. No pets. (201)315-8692 KEARNY- Completely Renovated. Nice quiet area. 5 modern rooms 2 bedrms L R D R wood floors AC DishWasher. 1 300 11 2 month security. Utilities separate. No pets. Available August 1st. Call (201)998-4336 after 5pm. KEARNY- Clean 2nd floor duplex. 3 bedroom apart 1 bathroom EIK LR 2 walking closets & Laundry Room separate utilities no pets 1400 available August 1st. (201)955-2583 Kearny 1 bedroom Apt. For Rent. 900 month Heat & Hot water included 1 off street Parking space. Call for details. OHARA AGENCY (201)997-6300 HARRISON BELLEVILLE BELLEVILLE 1 BR Available Now. 884 H HW Inc. No Pets. Call 201-450-1370. BELLEVILLE 3 Bedrooms. 3rd floor. Available. No pets. Call Mike 10am-6pm (201)994-5056 or (201)991-9857 BELLEVILLE 360 Washington Ave. 1 bedroom LR kitchen. HT HW refrigerator and stove included. Parking laundry AC wall unit. (973)932-6848 (732)493-1165 APARTMENTS FOR RENT APARTMENTS FOR RENT KEARNY Studio Apartment In Modern Garden Apartment bldg. dressing alcove built-in vanity dresser walk-in closet vanity bath free parking Available August 1st rent 735.00 plus utilities. Call (201)991-6261 HARRISON 2nd floor 2 bedrooms. Central AC. Close to PATH. No pets smoking. 1300 month. 1-1 2 months security. Separate utilites. Available Now. (973)485-0650 HARRISON 1 bedroom apt. Clean quiet and comfortable. W fridge. No pets. Lease & security. 775 plus utilities. (862)223-9974 HARRISON 1st & 2nd floor. 6 room apartment. 3 bedrooms DR LR kitchen bathroom. Use of backyard. Near schools & transportation. Pay own utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Available August 1st. (201)991-3399 (201)955-2662 HARRISON 2 bedrooms LR DR EIK 1050 month. 1-1 2 months security. No Pets. Separate utilities. (973)380-9007 HARRISON 26 KINGSLAND AVE. 2nd floor 2 bedrooms LR DR kitchen. 1200 month. 1-1 2 month security utilities. No Pets. Available August 1st. (973)477-4797 HARRISON 2nd floor 1 bedroom apartment. No pets. 1-1 2 months security. Available August 1st. (201)998-3722 (201)991-8453 day. HARRISON 4 rooms 1st floor. No pets. Smoke free. 980 Utilities. 1 1 2 months security. References required. (973)482-9786 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. CLASSIFIEDS APARTMENTS FOR RENT N.ARLINGTON 2 room apartment. Available now. Freshly painted. (201)997-0009 N.ARLINGTON 3 small rooms Off-street parking. No Smoking. No pets. 700 1 month security utilities. Available August 1st. (201)991-5252 N.ARLINGTON 5 renovated rooms w computer room. Central air. No pets. 1295 month plus utilities. 1-1 2 months security. Available August 1st. (201)997-3348 N.ARLINGTON Three large modern rooms 2nd floor. 700 sq.ft. Hardwood floors. Tile kitchen Laundry facilities. HT HW supplied. Close to NY trans. No dogs. Available Aug 1st. (908)240-9302 27 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified HEATING & COOLING CARPET CLEANING J & A Supply All your garbage bag needs for your home office. Free Delivery. 25 for 100 Contractor bags. Call for appt. (201)312-7972 APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON 2nd floor 2 bedrooms hardwood floor in LR. Eat-in kitchen. Surround sound wiring installed in LR. Plenty of closets. 2 Family house. 1300 month HT HW included. 1-1 2 months security. Street parking in front of house for one car. (732)423-8730 HARRISON 3 bedrooms LR DR kitchen. C A. 2nd floor 1 400 utilities. 1 month security. Available August 1st. Call after 6 00pm (201)704-6228 HARRISON 3 bedrooms. 1st floor. 2 full baths. Garage & More. Washer Dryer Hook up. Access to Backyard 1500 month Utilities. (973)953-5031. HARRISON 3rd floor. Efficiency plus kitchen. Available immediately. 1-1 2 months security. Pay own utilities. 800 month. NO PETS. (201)955-5325 for appointment HARRISON 5 room apt on Harrison Ave 3rd floor. 1000 month utilities. 1 month security. No pets. No smoking. Call (973)481-2241 HARRISON Brand new just built 1200 sq.ft. 5 min to PATH. Two full baths 2 bedrooms 3rd floor. 3 bedrooms 1 LR 1 family room 3 full bathrooms duplex apt. stainless steel appliances. (917)346-7736 (917)776-9915 APARTMENTS FOR RENT HARRISON Renovated 5 rooms 2nd floor. 2-family house. 1275. Utilities. Available August 1st. 1 month security. (973)497-2171 (973)202-9145 APARTMENTS FOR RENT N.NEWARK Near Belleville line overlooking a view of Branch Brook Park 2nd floor 4 rooms LR kitchen. 1150 month utilities . 1-1 2 months security. Available Immediately. No laundry or pets. For more info call Jennie (973)485-6417 Weekdays from 9am-9pm. Harrison 2nd floor Room for rent share apt. with Room mate Kitchen livingroom bathroom. 1 month security. (973)481-9090 (973)985-3893 HARRISON Room For Rent for 1 person. Private Entrance Cable included. 415 month 1 month security. No smoking. No Drinking. (973)489-6668 KEARNY Room for rent. (201)725-3088 Experienced movers needed drivers helpers doing local moves & packing. Livingston Area. Hiring Immediately (973)953-1384 or (973)255-0621 EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT Looking for a career in Real Estate Do you want to change real estate offices Contact Scott Bixler Broker Owner of the Bixler Group LLC for confidential interview 201-991-0032 Cooling Heating Residential Service & Installation. Commercial Residentail repair. Walk-in boxes. Call Premier 201-927-1134. HARRISON East Newark Quiet & Clean 2 family home 2nd floor 3 bedrooms livingroom kitchen central air. 1350 month. Close to Path. 1 min. walk to laundrymat. 1 month security. (973)454-3281. Harrison Livingroom Diningroom Kitchen. 3 Bedrooms 2nd. Fl. 1450 Utilities. ROOM FOR RENT FT PT STEWARTS ROOT BEER Restaurant Now Hiring Servers Waiters & Waitresses Apply at HANDYMAN Interior Exterior new & repairs. All types of Carpentry.Reasonable rates quality work reliable experienced. 13VH06620900 OHara Agency 201-997-6300 Help Wanted In North Newark Near Mill Street Packing and Light Assembly. 8.50 to start. Must speak both English & Spanish Call 973-482-8603 8 30 to 5 Mon-Fri Now hiring servers & bus boys w experience. Bilingual. Call (551)580-2244 Real Estate Agents Call for a confidential interview or if interested in taking a local real estate course to obtain your license CALL Mid-Realty Inc. (201)991-5719 Seamstress Tailor Wanted with Experience PT FT Red bank Area. 732-741-1999 Michael Costurera necesitada Con Experencia Tiempo Medio Completo. Area Red Bank. 732-741-1999 Michael. DO IT ALL RUBBISH REMOVAL A1 Affordable Rubbish Removal Attics Basements Yard Cleaning. We Haul or you Can Rent 10-15 Cubic Yard Containers. We Accept Visa Mastercard (201)998-1262 ANDRIELLO CLEANOUTS (201)991-3223 LYNDHURST LYNDHURST 1 bedroom(large) LV. ceramic tile EIk 1050 all utilities included no pets please Available Immediately call 201-939-3732 NUTLEY NUTLEY Apartment for rent 1 Bedroom Apartment nice location Parking on site 975.00 per month plus utilities 1 1 2 month security. If interested please call Laurie 973-284-0901. NUTLEY Large 1 Bedroom apartment EIK large LR. 2nd Floor private house 1100 Utilities. No pets. Call Steve (201)341-7825 FURNISHED ROOM KEARNY See for yourself clean quiet room 2nd floor private sink and refrigerator. Clean sheets given weekly. Gentleman preferred. Positively no smoking in or out of room. Four weeks security required. 115 weekly. Call (973)228-4281 Help Wanted Looking for Cashier & Deli help. Advance Food Stores 285 Main St. Belleville (State Fair Plaza) Apply in person Help Wanted Sales Representative bi-lingual. For Enterprise HVHC Supply. 701 Main St. Belleville NJ 07109. FAIR DEAL DAN Handyman Painter Sheetrock and Plastering Odd Jobs. Basic plumbing repair leaky faucets replace faucets sinks toilets. Replace windows and door screens. 20 years experience. (201)448-1563 LANDSCAPING AFFORDABLE & SIMPLE LANDSCAPING Spring clean-ups mowing Hedge trim mulch flower planting & more. Reasonable Rates. Sr discounts available Dave 201-286-7224 Yards Garages Basements Attics Real Estate Rubbish Removal Demolition Lic.13VH04443200 (201)874-1577 N. ARLINGTON N.ARLINGTON 1 bedroom garden apts. HT HW & parking included. No pets. 1-1 2 months security. (201)342-2206 N.ARLINGTON 2 Bedrooms L R EIK Bathroom HT HW included No smoking No pets Near School Transportation. Available Now 1300 (201)246-8883 N. ARLINGTON spacious 2 bedroom apt. Central air Wood Floors Renovated bathroom 1400 Utilities 1 1 2 month Security. 973-368-3885. CLEANING SERVICES Annies Cleaning Service Homes offices. Move in-out cleaning. Gift Certificates Avail. Excellent references 973-667-6739 862-210-0681 NEWARK NEWARK 2-3 Bedroom Apartment. 1st & 3rd floor. Formal LR DR & EIK pantry. 1st floor 900. 3rd floor 800 1 Month Security. Close To Transportation. No Pets. Access to backyard. (973)517-6544 CDL Drivers A B Call Today Start Tomorrow Great Pay & Benefits. (201)991-1586 Driver Part time Class A Hazmat Lic 1-2 days a week Retirees Welcome Call Mike 201-939-1644 Entry Level Management Flexible Schedule 39k Training Avail. Benefits Bilingual a Plus. Luis 973-748-5251 x310 EMPLOYMENT REPAIRS OR NEW SINCE 72 WEATHERSHIELD Cell (973)760-4877 (800)339-8802 WE FIX WINDOWS WINDOWS WINDOWS HOUSE CLEANING MOLLY MAID A BETTER PLACE TO WORK Looking for full time (M-F 8-5) professional house cleaner. English Spanish bi-lingual helpful. Drivers license required. Only honest hard working and dependable individual need apply. ROOFING Construction Design Maint. Clean Ups Shrub Trimming Grass Cutting Lic.13VH04443200 ANDRIELLO LANDSCAPE NORTH NEWARK N.NEWARK 3 room apt. HT HW refrigerator stove. Parking for one car. 800 month. No pets. Ask for Al (973)284-0904 Charles Phelan 201-246-1900 Licensed Nail Technician or Hairdresser needed for salon in Kearny & Harrison. Competitive pay. Please call (908)675-6669 (732)208-0642 CALL FOR APPOINTMENT Doors Decks Kitchen Baths. Complete Home Renovation. Quality workmanship. All work guaranteed. Free Estimate. Fully Insured Nick (201)997-7657 Roofing Siding Specialist. Windows N&J REMODELERS (201)939-7308 LANDSCAPING LLC Spring Clean-ups Lawn maintenance Top Soil Mulch Free Estimates (201)438-3991 MARIO ESPOSITO Office Homes Commercial Buildings Townhouses Condo Senior Discounts EXPERT CLEANING SET UP JUST FOR YOU References available at your request Call Sonia Portuguese Espa ol SERVICES OFFERED DJ Jimmy C Will do Parties Sweet 16s Birthdays etc. Reasonable rates (201)772-7123 or email jimmyciaston gmail. com (908)962-9432 WANTED TO BUY Estates Bought & Sold Fine Furniture Antiques Accessories Gold & Silver. MASONRY MASONRY SIDEWALKS PATIOS DRIVEWAYS RETAINING WALLS STEPS ALL CONCRETE WORK SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED New Re-roofing Slate Repairs Gutters Cleaned Flat Roofing Also Do Painting Free Estimates Fully Insured (201)998-5153 Cash Paid (201)920-8875 HANDYMAN BRICK PAVER DESIGNS SANTOS CONSTRUCTION CO. FREE ESTIMATES. Family Owned For Over 30 Years Fully Insured and Licensed Call Our Office 973-589-2712 EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT HANDYMAN LET US SHOW YOU OUR WORK Cut Your Mortgage In Half Maintain Your Current LifeStyle (201)805-4999 Free Call Some ads may be misleading We ask all readers to use their good judgment when responding to these type of ads in which they ask you for a fee. 2 Brothers from New Jersey Home Improvement Specialist Kitchen Bathrooms Wood-Tile - Vinyl Flooring Crown Moldings Painting & much more Call Bill Master Carpenter 2brotherinlawsfromnj (973)803-6524 or (973)803-6526 Licensed and Insured Lic 0400462204 Free Estimates Also Cleanouts 28 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 The Observer is not responsible for typographical errors. Credit for errors will not be granted after the next week s publication. No changes or refunds. Deadline for classifieds is Monday by 4 00 PM. CLASSIFIEDS PAINTING & DECORATING Exterior & Interior Powerwashing & Housecleaning Decks & Siding Refinished FREE Estimates Senior Discounts William J. McGuire (201)955-2520 To place an ad call 201-991-1600 classified WANTED CASH REWARD UP TO 100 ANY PHOTOS OF KEARNY CAR DEALERSHIPS OR PHOTOS OF CARS AROUND KEARNY FROM THE 1940S-1970S. PLEASE CALL (201)726-0050 OR (201)-991-6622. WANTED TO BUY MASONRY VIDREIRO MASONRY Angel Martinez Construccion LLC Chimney Specialist Relining Chimney Caps Leaks Water Proofing Dampers Cleanings Flashings All types of Masonry Chimneys Rebuild Repairs Stucco Roofing Siding & Steps New and Repairs Gutters Service Fully Ins. and License (201)952-0076 CONSTRUCTION AN AMERICAN PAINTER 25 years experience Twin Electric Quality Work. Good affordable prices. Senior discounts. Fully Insured. Bonded. Lic. 16158 (973)715-4150 (201)562-5985 ELECTRICAL SERVICES Suspected armed robbers caught in Nutley Shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday July 14 police responded to Park Drive on a report of an armed robbery. The victim told officers he was walking with a friend when they were approached by two males one of whom said What s up Then the victim said he was put in a headlock and one of the men put a knife to his throat while going through his pockets. His assailant removed 12 and a pack of cigarettes and the pair then fled in a red vehicle the victim told police. Police said an investigation resulted in the subsequent arrest about an hour after the incident of Darren Campos 18 of Nutley and a 17-yearold Nutley juvenile on Passaic Ave. based on the victim s description of his attackers. Police said the victim positively identified both suspects as the individuals who had accosted him earlier. Police said no weapon was found on either of the suspects. Campos was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and the juvenile was charged with robbery possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose. Bail for Campos was set at 100 000 with no 10% cash option and he was transported to the Essex County Jail. The juvenile was taken to the Essex County Juvenile Detention Center pending a juvenile hearing. Eight days prior to the robbery incident police said they responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a Harrison St. residence. The Saturday July 6 incident was logged at 9 49 a.m. Upon arrival police said that it appeared that the front door had been kicked open. The occupant told police that they were asleep in their second-floor bedroom when the bedroom door was pushed open. Looking up they spotted a man standing in front of their dresser with his back toward them. When the occupant asked the man what he was doing the intruder turned around and said he was in the wrong house and ran out police said. Police searched the area without success. Police said the occupant described the intruder as white bald in his 20s or 30s about 5-feet-nine thin with no shirt wearing tan khaki cargo shorts and possibly having tatoos. Within 48 hours following an investigation by detectives police said they had identified a suspect whom they apprehended early Tuesday July 9. He was identified as Brian Blozen 38 of Bloomfield and was charged with burglary and criminal mischief. Bail was set at 50 000 with a 10% cash option. During the morning hours on July 8 police received three reports of criminal mischief two involving homes and one a motor vehicle. A Raymond Ave. homeowner called police at 1 20 a.m. to report that someone threw a rock through a side window. At 10 24 a.m. police were called to a Carlton Terrace house where they found one window broken and the outer screen with a hole in it. The owner told police the incident may have happened during the early morning. And at 9 42 a.m. police were called to a Highland Ave. location where the owner of a vehicle parked on the block told them someone smashed the rear passenger side window and officers found a hammer under the rear of the vehicle. Ron Leir GUTTERS D. FITZGERALD Seamless Gutters Installed. Gutters Cleaned We-R- Also Dennies Painting & Roofing Slate Roofs repaired. 1(800)479-3262 ANDREAS PAINTING Professional House Painter 165 Interior & Exterior Printing-Plastering-Taping Free Estimates (201)997-0706 Speak slow on answer machine please 35 years experience Serving Kearny N.Arlington Lyndhurst Rutherford All Types Of Work Foundation Brick Work Basements Big or Small Jobs CHRIS PAINTING Interior & Exterior Spray Aluminum siding Sheetrock Water damages Lead safe. Fully Insured (201)896-0292 Quality work for over 40 years. Licensed Bonded & Insured. Call For Free Estimate. All work guaranteed (201)997-4288 Cell(201)522-3064 Lic & Buss Permit 500 HILL ELECTRIC GARAGE & YARD SALE Garage Sale - Multi Family Saturday. 7 20 From 9AM-4PM Rain Date 7 27. 8 Fisher Place. N. Arlington off River Rd. on to Stevens Pl. Behind Ritas Ice Cream. (201)893-1273 HOME IMPROVEMENT COMPUTER SERVICES J. M. Electronics Computer Repair Free Computer Check-up We Buy & Sell Computers TV Repair LCD & Plasma 502 Kearny Ave. Kearny NJ 07032 Call Jeff for more information at (201)486-2057 FM Property Home Repairs & Improvements Kitchens Bathrooms Doors Floors Windows Painting Decks All types of repairs Lic. 13VH05674000 J & M Decorators & Sons Family Owned Since 1972 Specializing in Interior & Exterior Painting. Sheetrock plaster wallpaper removal and water damage repairs. Fully Insured. Free Estimate. No sub contractors or hiding costs. (201)997-8957 John AUTOMOBILES WANTED PLUMBING Courageous Plumbing HVAC LLC Lic. 11103 Plumbing Heating Cooling Sewer Complete basement pump out & Sump pumps MC VISA and Finace Available 50 off when mention this ad. fred 201-428-7160 Fully Insured PAINTING & DECORATING ALEXANDER PAINTING DECORATING Sheet rock dray wall. Skim coat tape & spackle Water damage. Wallpaper remove. 15 years of experience. Free Estimates. (973)985-6644 ALEXANDER PAINTING DECORATING Sheet rock dray wall. Skim coat tape & spackle Water damage. Wallpaper remove. 15 years of experience. Free Estimates. (973)985-6644 Handyman Star All inside or outside repairs. Windows painting sheetrock carpentry masonry Plumbing and decks.No job too big or small. Free estimates. Tom (201)424-5042 (201)206-4845 JOSEPH V. FERRIERO CAR 200- 500 PAID ON THE SPOT. FREE TOWING 201-428-0441 ANY CAR VAN OR TRUCK. NO TITLE NO KEYS NO PROBLEM. AUTOMOBILES FOR SALE 2006 Ford taurus Excellent condition fully loaded 51 000 miles AWD 6cyl 10 000. 201-991-7761. 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier good condition. Low milage. Sold as is. 2800 or best offer. (201)214-8901 (201)294-6720 J & F TOWING CA H 4 JUNK Plumbing & Heating Kitchen and bath remodeling. Carpentry. Fully Ins. Free Est. Lic 165 (201)637-1775 REMODELING SPECIALIST FULLY INS. & LIC. J&L ATWELL GARAGE FOR RENT Kearny Garage for Rent near Belleville Pke. 130 month. Call 908-240-9302. (201)998-6236 ELECTRICAL SERVICES Can t take the heat Try Codey Arena With the mercury expected to climb above 90 degrees this week Essex County residents without the benefit of air-conditioners can get some relief from the government. Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. said that the county is opening Codey Arena to the public as a cooling center from Monday July 15 to Friday July 19 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. The arena will also be accessible on Saturday July 20 and Sunday July 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day he said. Codey Arena is located at 560 Northfield Ave. West Orange. 25 years experience All types of electrical wiring 24 hour emergency service. Free estimate 10% off with ad Lic. 11909 El. Insp. 7566 EMERALD ELECTRIC (201)955-2678 ELECTRICAL SERVICES PAVING PAVING Commercial & Residential Driveways Parking Lots Belgian Blocks Sidewalks Steps Pavers Retaining Walls All asphalt work LORENA (201)991-4165 Cell (201)401-4525 Kearny Fax (201)997-5783 Lic By NJ Member of BBB Fully Insured Free Estimates JAG PAVING CORP. THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 29 News from the Lyndhurst Police blotter July 6 An effort by police to disperse youths continuing to hang out after a township fireworks display resulted in a summons charging disconduct issued to Antonio Torres 19 of Lyndhurst at 10 37 p.m. at Valley Brook Ave. and Lyndhurst Ave. Police said they encountered the same group of teens three times and each time they said they asked them to leave but Torres in particular continued to be uncooperative. July 5 At 7 39 p.m. police said the Carlstadt owner of a landscaping trailer called them to report the theft of a 600 gas-powered hedge trimmer from the trailer while it was parked on Park Ave. At 7 a.m. the owner of a 2010 Ford parked in the 200 block of Irving Place reported the theft of coins and a GPS unit valued at 200 from their vehicle. Police said they found no sign of forced entry. July 3 At 2 03 p.m. police reported getting a call from a resident about juveniles suspected of smoking marijuana outside Jefferson School on Lake Ave. Officers responding said they found a 16-yearold Lyndhurst youth allegedly in possession of drug paraphernalia a small glass pipe commonly used for smoking pot. The youth was released to a family member pending a juvenile court hearing. At 12 54 p.m. police made a motor vehicle stop of a car with tinted windows traveling on Ridge Road near Second Ave. Police said the driver Anthony Giaimo 18 of Bloomfield was issued a summons charging him with possession of drug paraphernalia a grinder while his passenger Alana Grillo 18 of Nutley was ticketed on the charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana. Ron Leir THE ObSERvER HAS MOvED TuRN TO pAgE 7. THEME NAME THE ACTOR ACROSS 1. Half of the Odd Couple 6. ___ the Beloved Country 9. Greek portico 13. Just outside a fairway 14. Thou today 15. Sound units 16. Covered with hair 17. 2 on a telephone dial 18. Moonshine 19. He drove Miss Daisy 21. Played TV doc before becoming movie star 23. Water snake 24. Nightcrawler 25. Michigan s ___ Five 28. Kind of jerk 30. King Tut s and Napoleon s hangouts e.g. 34. Paella pot 36. Without Tijuana Brass this Alpert appeared in The Ten Commandments 38. Civil rights org. 40. Sound of pride 41. Breastplate 43. Smoothie berry 44. Ionic and Corinthian predecessor 46. He was a dead man walking 47. Lose coat 48. Phobias 50. A personal view 52. Court divider 53. Once ___ a time... 55. Baseball stat 57. Of the essence 61. A Bond man 65. Flowing tresses 66. Genetic stuff 68. Handy 69. Express a thought 70. H e.g. 71. Ed Sullivan Show vetriloquist _____ Wences 72. Post-deductions amount 73. Armageddon 74. Muse of love poetry DOWN 1. Carmina Burana composer developed system for teaching music to kids 2. Lemon quality 3. Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me band The ____ 4. Come to terms 5. Nursery poems 6. Greenish blue Solutions from 7 10 13 7. Sam Seaborn on The West Wing 8. New Mexico s state flower 9. Begone 10. Roger Rabbit e.g. 11. One third of thrice 12. Light grey 15. Quantum of light 20. 46 Across said _____ Mr. Hand 22. Ignited 24. Enter uninvited 2 words 25. Indiana 26. Reserved 27. Harsh noise 29. Profound 31. Yes ___ 32. He was rebellious and footloose 33. Found on a map 35. Mi chiamano Mimi e.g. 37. Tough spot 39. He stole from Louise and spent seven years in Tibet 42. Contemptuous look 45. He had Zellweger at Hello 49. Kind of resort 51. Excite 54. An _____ but a goodie 56. Daisylike bloom 57. Hurry up 58. Bright yellow flower ___seed known for its oil 59. U in I.C.U. 60. Rapper 50 ____ acted with De Niro and Pacino in Righteous Kill 61. Boston or Chicago e.g. 62. Columbus vessel 63. Loads 64. I Claudius role 67. Negation of a word 30 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 DIRECT HEATING & COOLING CENTRAL AIR BUSINESS RY DIRECT ASPHALT PAVING LANDSCAPING DESIGN ALL MASONRY WORK FULLY INSURED FREE ESTIMATES BUSINESS RY COURAGEOUS NJ Lic 11103 New York Deli & Restaurant Iramis 201.772.5656 and RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL Peter J. Scordilis DC CSCS Charles Mascenik DC CSCS 50 OFF 10% OFF WITH THIS AD Tel 973.483.3380 Fax 973.483.3382 CourageousPlumb 201.206.4845 908.387.8150 534 Kearny Ave Kearny Serving all NJ 201.401.4525 JAGPAVING.COM 201.991.4165 Lic 13VH01119300 119 Harrison Avenue Harrison NJ 07029 Lucky 7 Bacardi 1.75 Wine & Liqours DOORANDWINDOW.COM Mario Esposito Landscaping LLc Doors & Windows B&B Meat & Sausage Provisions Bringing you a fresh taste of old Polish tradition since 1994 19.99 Grey Goose 1.75 54.99 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE 67 River Rd. N. Arlington 201.246.7497 201-889-5864 Divorce 339 Bankruptcy 450 Court Cost 877 Broad St. 208 Newark NJ 07102 Court Cost Spring Clean-Ups Lawn Maintenance Top Soil Mulch FREE ESTIMATES TRY OUR HOT STUFFED CABBAGE AND BBQ RIBS 428 Harrison Ave. Harrison 201.438.3991 973-483-3220 Mar Masonry Contractor l.l.c HIC 13VH07386700 Interior Design DECKS & SIDING REFINISHED Fully Insured Senior Citizen Discount Available Concrete Work Sidewalk Pavers Resisting Walls Jess Van Dien jvandesign 201.889.6673 by FULLY INSURED FREE ESTIMATES NORTH ARLINGTON NJ 201.618.4168 201.997.1020 (973)273-1325 201-955-2520 201-254-4594 GLOBAL Goodyear Dunlop Kelly Michelin BFGoodrich Uniroyal AUTOMOTIVE & COMMERCIAL TIRES AUTO CENTER INC. PLUMBING HEATING COOLING Sewer and Drain Cleaning Rooter COURAGEOUS NJ Lic 11103 40 Discount 831 Harrison Ave. Kearny NJ 24 HOURS TOWING SERVICE Sets of 4 Tires RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL 201.991.7795 973.844.1300 973.743.7759 PLUMBING HEATING LIC. 1637 24 HOUR SERVICE Tel. 201.991.1200 Cell. 973.820.7637 CourageousPlumb 50 OFF EMERGENCY SERVICE 201.206.4845 908.387.8150 I GENERAL COSMETIC & IMPLANT DENTISTRY Love PERFUME DESIGNER FRAGRANCE DISTRIBUTOR Kearny - NJ (201) 246-0923 We sell original perfumes only San Juan - PR (787) 701-4747 Home of the 1 2 pound Burgers j&j Fine Wine & Liquor 39 Ridge Road Lyndhurst NJ Accepting NOW ACCEPTING LOCAL 472-172 Falamos Portugu s Hablamos Espa ol 47 Kearny Ave Kearny NJ 07032 201-998-1400 125HKearnyAve. Kearny NJ 201-246-0923 201-729-0080 To advertise in our Business Directory Call 201-991-1600 To advertise in our Business Directory Call 201-991-1600 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 Bellavia Celebrating Our 40th Anniversary 31 CHEVROLET BUICK NEW CLASS OF WORLD CLASS EAST RUTHERFORD NJ MAKE IT 1 LESS IMPORT Over 600 New & Pre-Owned Vehicles In Stock Shop Online 24 7 Bellavia AS LOW AS O%APR FINANCING Bellavia 5-YEAR POWERTRAIN UP TO 72 MONTHS 5 YEAR 100 000 WITH THE PURCHASE OF EVERY MILE WARRANTY NEW CHEVROLET CAR AND TRUCK. NAVIGATION ONSTAR 36 MPG HWY 4 Year 50 000 Bumper To Bumper Warranty 32 MPG HWY NEW 2013 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS NAVIGATION ONSTAR FREE First Payment Silver Stk 13-1111D VIN D7254687 4-Dr FRWD 4-Cyl Auto P S ABS A C w Clim Cntrl Dual Air Bags Frt Bkt Sts P Winds Lcks Mrrs R Def Tilt Cruise Alloy Whls T Gls Sec Sys Keyless Entry Satellite Radio AM FM CD Nav OnStar. MSRP 19 035. Based on a 39 Month Closed End Lease. Total due at inception 1 495 (includes 1 495 Down Payment 0 1st Mo. Payment 0 Bank Fee & 0 Sec Deposit.) tax. 10 000 mi yr excess mi .25 thereafter. Total Payments 4 902. Residual 10 849.95. Price includes Conquest Lease Rebate if qualified. 139 32 MPG HWY Lease per 39mos. NEW 2013 BUICK VERANO NAVIGATION ONSTAR FREE First Payment Lease per 39mos. Mocha Bronze Stk 13-282 VIN 192736 4-Dr FRWD 4-Cyl Auto w OD Trac Cntrl ABS A C Dual Side Curtain Air Bags Frt Bkt Sts P Winds Lcks Mrrs R Def Tilt Telescopic Cruise Alloy Whls Sec Sys Keyless Entry Satellite Radio AM FM CD Nav OnStar Bluetooth Remote Start MSRP 23 975. Based on a 39 Month Closed End Lease. Total due at inception 1 995 (includes 1 995 Down Payment 0 1st Mo. Payment 0 Bank Fee & 0 Sec Deposit.) tax.10 000 mi yr excess mi .25 thereafter. Total Payments 5 811. Residual 14 732.30. 149 22 MPG HWY EQUINOX LS NEW 2013 CHEVROLET FREE First Payment Blue Stk 13-1259 VIN D6286167 SUV FRWD 4-Cyl Auto P S ABS A C w Clim Cntrl Dual Side Curtain Air Bags Frt Bkt Sts P Winds Lcks Mrrs R Def Wpr Tilt Cruise Alloy Whls Sec Sys Keyless Entry Satellite Radio AM FM CD Nav OnStar MSRP 25 015. Based on a 39 Month Closed End Lease. Total due at inception 1 995 (includes 1 995 Down Payment 0 1st Mo. Payment 0 Bank Fee & 0 Sec Deposit.) tax. 10 000 mi yr excess mi .25 thereafter. Total Payments 6 981. Residual 14 758.85. Price includes Conquest Lease Rebate if qualified. 179 2011 GMC Lease per 39mos. ENCLAVE NEW 2013 BUICK Lease per 39mos. Silver Stk 13-343 VIN DJ237329 SUV FRWD 6-Cyl Auto P S ABS A C w Clim Cntrl Dual Side Curtain Air Bags Frt Bkt Sts P Winds Lcks Mrrs R Def Wpr Tilt Cruise Alloy Whls T Gls Sec Sys Keyless Entry Satellite Radio AM FM CD Nav OnStar. MSRP 39 340. Based on a 39 Month Closed End Lease. Total due at inception 3 244 (includes 2 995 Down Payment 249 1st Mo. Payment 0 Bank Fee & 0 Sec Deposit.) tax. 10 000 mi yr excess mi .25 thereafter. Total Payments 9 711. Residual 22 817.20. Price includes Conquest Lease Rebate if qualified. 249 ACADIA AWD 2012 GMC BELLAVIA PRE-OWNED VEHICLES MALIBU 1LT 2012 CHEVROLET CAPTIVA SPORT 2012 CHEVROLET SIERRA 1500 CAPTIVA SPORT LT SUV 2012 CHEVROLET CAMARO 2LT COUPE 2012 CHEVROLET Silver Ice Stk 13194 VIN CF385338 2.4L I4 Auto FRWD P Wind Lcks Mrrs Cruise Tilt AM FM CD 14 455mi. 16 495 Silver Ice Stk 13194 VIN CF385338 2.4L I4 Auto FRWD P S ABS A C P Winds Lcks Mrrs Cruise Tilt Telescopic AM FM Satellite 14 455mi. 18 995 Regular Cab Stk 13241 VIN BZ201901 4.3L V6 4WD Auto FRWD P Wind Lcks Mrrs AM FM MP3 Cruise Tilt 13 952mi. 18 995 Stk 12726 VIN CS548367 3.0L V6 Auto Frt License Plate Bracket Htd Driver & Frt Pass Sts P Tilt-Sliding Sun Rf. Lthr 11 865mi. 20 995 Red Stk 12861 VIN C9197331 3.6L V6 Auto RWD P Winds Lcks AM FM Satellite Tilt Cruise Sun Rf 10 031mi. 25 995 Carbon Black Metallic Stk 12854 VIN CJ323215 3.6L V6 Auto OnStar AM FM Stereo CD MP3 Player Remote Start Power Lift Gate 12 904mi. 32 497 199 Rt.17 South E.Rutherford NJ 201.939.6800 See dealer for complete details. Finance through the Ally Smart Lease contract. Not all buyers will qualify. See dealer for details. Lessee responsible for Tax title license dealer fees and optional equipment extra. Other restrictions may apply. 0% APR for up to 72 months on select 2012 models. Financed through Ally Financial Inc. not all buyers will qualify. Lessee responsible for excess wear tear and mileage charges as stated. Price(s) includes(s) all costs to be paid by consumer except for licensing costs registration fees and taxes. Pictures for illustrative purposes only. Offers expire on 07.31.13. 2013 32 THE OBSERVER WEDNESDAY JULY 17 2013 IF WE CAN T REACH YOU . . . 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